Energy Systems: Theory and Applications

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Title: 
Energy Systems: Theory and Applications
Course ID: 
ΓΕ0169
Course Description: 
Semester: 
9th
Διδάσκων: 
ΕCTS: 
5
Elective course (general)
Description: 

The general issue of producing and using energy is being examined. Predominant forms of energy production. Trends of energy production and consumption. What are the alternative solutions. Renewable sources of energy. Elements of fluid mechanics, heat transmission. Physics principles for renewable energy production. Advantages and disadvantages, prospectives. Economic, environmental and social impact. Focus on wind and photovoltaic energy production. Short introduction to nuclear energy. Discussion on energy storage systems and connecting to the electricity distribution network.

Class schedule: 
3-ώρες διάλεξη, 3-hour lecture, Τετάρτη/Wednesday 6-9
Assessment methods: 

Two midterm exams (Obligatory, 50% of the grade each)

 

Location: 
Small lecture hall, Michalion bld
Recommended Reading:

ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS (in Greek) Α. Πολυζάκης, 1η έκδοση 2017, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68378829
RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (in Greek) Δ. Ασημακόπουλος, Γ. Αραμπατζής, Α. Αγγελής-Δημάκης, Α. Καρταλίδης, Γ. Τσιλιγκιρίδης, 1η έκδοση 2015, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 41963205

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS (in Greek)

Α. Αργυρίου, Μ. Γιαννούλη,  1η έκδοση 2010, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 3704

RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES (in English)

J. Twidell and T. Weir, 3η έκδοση 2015,

ISBN-13: 978-0415584388
CLIMATIC CHANGE - SYSTAINABLE GROWTH & RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (in Greek) Μ. Ανανιάδου - Τζημοπούλου, Σ. Τσιούρης, 1η έκδοση 2009, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22825981