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-hour lecture weekly, Thursday 9-12 am (Fall Semester 2014-2015)
Assessment methods: 

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

 

Location: 
Small lecture hall, Michalion bld
Recommended Reading:

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS

ATHANASIOS ARGYRIOU, MIRSINI GIANNOULI
RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

JOHN TWIDELL, TONY WEIR

RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES TH. TSOUTSOS, I. KANAKIS

RENEWABLE ENERGY, 3RD EDITION

BENT SORENSEN

ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES EVA MALEVITI
PROBLEMS ON RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IOANNIS VOURDOUBAS
CLIMATIC CHANGE - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES MARY ANANIADOU-TZIMOPOULOU, SOTIRIS TSIOURIS