Learning outcomes of the course unit
Being able to understand and assess all the processes, being them natural or industrial, involving heat, work and fluid flows.
Basic notions of Physics and Mathematics.
Course contents summary
ENERGY, WORK, POWER
THERMODYNAMICS: FIRST AND SECOND PRINCIPLE
AIR AND VAPOUR MIXTURES
FLUIDS: DEFINITIONS, STATICS, CYNEMATICS AND DYNAMICS
LOSSES OF PRESSURE
HEAT TRANSFER: CONDUCTION, CONVECTION, RADIATION
COOLING MACHINES AND HEAT PUMPS
1) G. Lorenzini, “Elementi di Fisica Tecnica”, Pitagora Editrice, Bologna.
2) A. Giulianini, “Fondamenti di Fisica Tecnica”, Patron, Bologna.
Transparencies with high detail shown and explained by the teacher; work in groups among students with a constant interaction between them and the teacher.
Assessment methods and criteria
Just written examination, with exercises and theoretical questions.