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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 15239/2016 - 19/12/2016

5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP , Cód. 814229.

- Isabel Maria Duarte Pinheiro Nogueira
- Paula Alexandra Geraldes Portugal

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Students should be able to understand and meet the demands of the heavy industry regarding essential industrial utilities: electric power, thermal energy, pneumatics and refrigeration.

1. Thermal Energy
1.1 Steam generators
1.1.1. Introduction
1.1.2. Classification of generators
1.1.3. Burners
1.2 Combustion and thermal efficiency
1.2.1. Basic concepts
1.2.2. Combustion stoichiometry
1.2.3. Gross calorific value and lower
1.2.4. Mass balance
1.2.5. Energy balances
1.2.6. Income
1.3 Fuel
1.3.1. Characterization
1.3.2. Drying
1.4 Treatment of water boiler
1.4.1. Characterization of Water
1.4.2. Phenomena resulting from the evaporation of water
1.4.3. Methods of treatment
2. The electric power (AC)
2.1 Types of generating electric power plants
2.2 Stations of transformation and its main elements
2.3 Electric motors - types and working principle
2.4 power factor and its compensation
2.5 PLC - general considerations
3. Energy Pneumatic
3.1 Definition, production and characteristics
3.2 Types of compressors and selection criteria
3.3 Accessories
3.4 elementary calculation of a compressed air network
4. Refrigeration and Cooling Systems
4.1 Cooling towers - sizing
4.2 Chillers
4.3 Soft Drinks
Security 4.4
5. Ventilation
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Air Quality Modulation confined indoors
5.3 dilution by Control
5.4 Leaks

Evaluation Methodology
Written examination (frequency, exam or appeal periods) with a minimum pass mark of 10/20.

- Ganapathy, V. (2003). Industrial Boilers and Heat Recovery Steam Generators - Design, Applications and Calculations. New-York and Basel: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
- Novais, J. (2008). Ar comprimido industrial. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- McQuiston, F. e Parker, J. e Spitler, J. (2005). Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning - Analysis and Design. USA: John Wiley and Sons

Teaching Method
Lectures in two 30-hour modules. The first, MPP, develops thermal energy production, the second, MIN, develops other industrial services.
To explain the theheoretical foundations, samples cases and calculations about the topics presented.

Software used in class
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