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Thermal Machines

01OFVLI, 01OFVLN

A.A. 2019/20

Course Language

Inglese

Course degree

1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Ingegneria Dell'Autoveicolo (Automotive Engineering) - Torino
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Ingegneria Dell'Autoveicolo - Torino

Course structure
Teaching Hours
Lezioni 59
Esercitazioni in aula 21
Teachers
Teacher Status SSD h.Les h.Ex h.Lab h.Tut Years teaching
Baratta Mirko Professore Associato ING-IND/08 59 24 0 0 11
Teaching assistant
Espandi

Context
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-IND/08 8 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria energetica
Valutazione CPD 2019/20
The module aims at supplying the fundamentals of fluid-flow machines, with specific reference to constructive aspects, principles of operation, evaluation of performance and off-design operations of both the single fluid-flow machine and the energy system in which it is inserted. Through the systematic application of the principles of thermo-fluid-dynamics to energy conversion systems and their components, the module provides the students with the ability not only to choose engines and engineering-plant solutions in relation to their applications, but also to approach and solve specific design problems by integrating the concepts acquired in the module with advanced notions on specific topics.
The module aims at supplying the fundamentals of fluid-flow machines, with specific reference to constructive aspects, principles of operation, evaluation of performance and off-design operations of both the single fluid-flow machine and the energy system in which it is inserted. Through the systematic application of the principles of thermo-fluid-dynamics to energy conversion systems and their components, the module provides the students with the ability not only to choose engines and engineering-plant solutions in relation to their applications, but also to approach and solve specific design problems by integrating the concepts acquired in the module with advanced notions on specific topics.
Through the systematic application of the principles of thermo-fluid-dynamics to energy conversion systems and their components, the module provides the students with the ability not only to choose engines and engineering-plant solutions in relation to their applications, but also to approach and solve specific design problems by integrating the concepts acquired in the module with advanced notions on specific topics.
Through the systematic application of the principles of thermo-fluid-dynamics to energy conversion systems and their components, the module provides the students with the ability not only to choose engines and engineering-plant solutions in relation to their applications, but also to approach and solve specific design problems by integrating the concepts acquired in the module with advanced notions on specific topics.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of thermodynamics, heat transfer and chemistry. Knowledge of the principles of applied mechanics and of fluidmechanics.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of thermodynamics, heat transfer and chemistry. Knowledge of the principles of applied mechanics and of fluidmechanics.
• Introduction to Fluid Machines. Thermodynamics and Fluid-Dynamics applied to fluid machines. • Blade geometry and nomenclature, turbomachine stages, velocity diagrams, Euler work equation. • 1D theory of compressible flows: Nozzles and diffusers. Design of a nozzle, off-design performance. • 1-D analysis of axial-flow turbine stages. Notice on radial-flow and mixed-flow turbines. • Thermodynamic analysis of a compression process. 1-D analysis of axial-flow and centrifugal turbocompressors. • Fundamentals of combustion thermodynamics. • Gas turbine plants. Notices on combined-cycle plants. • Dynamic similitude. Performance characteristics of compressors and turbines. Control of gas turbines and compressors • Volumetric compressors
• Introduction to Fluid Machines. Thermodynamics and Fluid-Dynamics applied to fluid machines. • Blade geometry and nomenclature, turbomachine stages, velocity diagrams, Euler work equation. • 1D theory of compressible flows: Nozzles and diffusers. Design of a nozzle, off-design performance. • 1-D analysis of axial-flow turbine stages. Notice on radial-flow and mixed-flow turbines. • Thermodynamic analysis of a compression process. 1-D analysis of axial-flow and centrifugal turbocompressors. • Fundamentals of combustion thermodynamics. • Gas turbine plants. Notices on combined-cycle plants. • Dynamic similitude. Performance characteristics of compressors and turbines. Control of gas turbines and compressors • Volumetric compressors
The applied lectures consist in solving exercises and practical problems by applying the concepts covered in the lessons. The aim of this training is to give the students the order of magnitude of the main parameters and to improve their degree of understanding.
The applied lectures consist in solving exercises and practical problems by applying the concepts covered in the lessons. The aim of this training is to give the students the order of magnitude of the main parameters and to improve their degree of understanding.
•M.J. Moran, H.N. Shapiro, "Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics", 5th ed., John Wiley & Sons. •S.L. Dixon, C.A. Hall, "Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery", 6th ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier. •S.A. Korpela, "Principles of Turbomachinery", 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons •Lecture Slides. •Solution of the applied lectures.
•M.J. Moran, H.N. Shapiro, “Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics”, 5th ed., John Wiley & Sons. •S.L. Dixon, C.A. Hall, “Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery”, 6th ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier. •S.A. Korpela, “Principles of Turbomachinery”, 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons •Lecture Slides. •Solution of the applied lectures.
The exam booking on the web portal, within the deadline, is mandatory. The exam is made up of a written part and of a oral part. The final mark is a weighted average of the written part and oral part marks, the weights being 2/3 and 1/3, respectively. In order to be admitted to the oral, each candidate needs at least a mark of 15/30 from the written test. Both exam parts have to be taken within the same call.
Gli studenti e le studentesse con disabilità o con Disturbi Specifici di Apprendimento (DSA), oltre alla segnalazione tramite procedura informatizzata, sono invitati a comunicare anche direttamente al/la docente titolare dell'insegnamento, con un preavviso non inferiore ad una settimana dall'avvio della sessione d'esame, gli strumenti compensativi concordati con l'Unità Special Needs, al fine di permettere al/la docente la declinazione più idonea in riferimento alla specifica tipologia di esame.
The exam booking on the web portal, within the deadline, is mandatory. The exam is made up of a written part and of a oral part. The final mark is a weighted average of the written part and oral part marks, the weights being 2/3 and 1/3, respectively. In order to be admitted to the oral, each candidate needs at least a mark of 15/30 from the written test. Both exam parts have to be taken within the same call.
In addition to the message sent by the online system, students with disabilities or Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) are invited to directly inform the professor in charge of the course about the special arrangements for the exam that have been agreed with the Special Needs Unit. The professor has to be informed at least one week before the beginning of the examination session in order to provide students with the most suitable arrangements for each specific type of exam.
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