Gas Turbine based power plants - a.y. 2016/2017


CFU: 9

Period (Year/Semester): II/II

Languade: Italian

Required/expected prior knowledge: Thermo-fluid-dinamics of machinery

Lecturers: Cameretti Maria Cristina 

Course objectives:
Energy, environmental, thermofluiddynamic and technological problems of gas turbines. Study of several gas turbine  plants and propulsion applications.
Study of the Combined cycle and hybrid systems based on the gas turbine.
Renewable energy plants with gas turbine.

Tables of contents:
Gas Turbines and Application Fields.. Heavy-duty and aeroderivative gas turbines. Gas turbine with after burner. Thermodynamics cycles of simple and advanced gas turbine and methods for optimizing the performance.
Fuels for T.G; Materials and technology of T.G. T.G. blades cooling systems. Combustion and formation of pollutants. Low-emission combustion chambers and other pollutant control systems. Power regulation. Single and multi-shaft turbines, constant and variable speed turbines.
Propulsion systems based on T.G. Turbo-prop and turbo-jet motors.
Description and typologies of combined cycle systems. Classification. Recovery boiler. Energy and exergetical analysis Cogeneration plants with TG and combined cycle. Kalina cycle. Mixed gas-steam cycle plants: STIG, RWI, HAT cycles.
Coal gasification. Integrated systems IGCC. Pressurized fluid beds. PFBC plants and integrated systems with biomass or RSU gasification systems.
Micro gas turbines (MGT). Fuel cell /MGT hybrid plants. Solar Hybrid Systems with TG. Closed-circuit TG. Nuclear plants.

Education method: 
Lessons and exercises. One and 3-Dimensional simulation software.

Textbooks and learning aids:
Notes available on the teacher's website 
Books: "Gas Turbine Combustion"(Lefebvre); "Turbine a gas e cicli combinato" (Lozza). 

Assessment will be oral. 

Seminars/Workshop with CFU

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