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Professor
EMILIO GHIANI (Tit.)
FABRIZIO GIULIO LUCA PILO
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[70/82]  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING [82/00 - Ord. 2010]  PERCORSO COMUNE 9 90
[70/84]  ENERGETIC ENGINEERING [84/00 - Ord. 2018]  PERCORSO COMUNE 9 90

Objectives

- Knowledge and understanding
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of electricity production and management, from the point of view of producers and system operators.
- Applying knowledge and understanding
Ability to design a system of energy production from renewable sources and the grid connection.
- Making judgments
Ability to assess the proper functioning of plant production of energy from renewable sources, ability to interact as operator in the Italian electricity market.
- Communication skills
Ability to communicate technical information in both oral and written. Ability to discuss problems and solutions with specialists and non- specialists .
- Learning skills
Ability to continuous learning, through the proper interpretation of technical and scientific literature, manufacturers manuals, technical standards and legislation.

Objectives

- Knowledge and understanding
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of electricity production and management, from the point of view of producers and system operators.
- Applying knowledge and understanding
Ability to design a system of energy production from renewable sources and the grid connection, and evaluating the value in the market of the nergy produced.
- Making judgments
Ability to assess the proper functioning of plant production of energy from renewable sources, ability to interact as operator in the Italian electricity market.
- Communication skills
Ability to communicate technical information in both oral and written. Ability to discuss problems and solutions with specialists and non- specialists .
- Learning skills
Ability to continuous learning, through the proper interpretation of technical and scientific literature, manufacturers manuals, technical standards and legislation.

Prerequisites

Power systems fundamentals, Power Distribution an Utilization Systems, Power system analysis and control

Contents

- Fundamental and generalities on electricity production plants. Thermoelectric and hydroelectric plants. Power generation characteristics. Fuel costs Modelling. Dynamic models of the various types of control unit and frequency regulators and the electrical system. Electrical and auxiliary circuits of power plants.
- Economic coordination of power production
Economic Dispatching and Hydro-Thermal Coordination. Power Flow. Electric Systems Optimization Methods: Lagrange method, Karush-Kuhn-Tucker, Gradient, Dynamic Optimization, others.
- Electricity Markets
Historical evolution of the electrical industry in Italy. The liberalization of the electricity market. Concepts of business economics and markets, supply and demand curves, fixed, variable and marginal costs, elasticity, Social Welfare. Electric market models in Italy and in the world (Spot Markets, Forward Markets, Real Time Markets). Centralized double auction market. The impact of constraints and congestion of the transmission network on the price of energy. Zonal prices and national single price. Dispatching of Renewable Sources and impact on the price of energy. Italian Electricity Market. MGP, MI, MSD. Practical exercises with market areas.
Plants with renewable sources: Distributed generation, active networks and energy microgrids
Plants with large-scale renewable energy sources (RES) and GD.
Photovoltaic systems: calculation of the producible energy, UNI standards and ENEA / PVGIS database. Technical Sizing components of the photovoltaic system, coupling Inverter strings. Electrical sizing of cables, switches and transformers. BOS. Sizing examples.
Wind power plants: calculation of the producible energy, statistical analysis of the wind in a given site, functions of probability distribution, Weibull curves, average velocity and average cubic speed. Technical environmental design aspects (noise, impact on flora and fauna, regional and municipal constraints), characteristics of Asynchronous wind turbines, DFIG, Direct Drive. Pitch and yaw adjustments. Power curve and settings, braking systems. Sizing examples.
Hydroelectric plants: topographic and hydrological analysis, calculation of the power that can be produced by applying the Bernoulli principle, cavitation, concession power. System components and sizing. Hydroelectric plants on canals and in aqueducts. Sizing examples.
Technical Economic Analysis for the evaluation of the return on investment time for RES plants. Connection of the production plant to the high voltage transmission network. Impact on the network and active management, smart grids. Sizing of an Energy Microgrid with Accumulation systems with HOMER software. CEI 0-16 and CEI 0-21 standards. Rules of the GSE and the Authority for Electricity, Gas and the Water System AEEGSI.
- Design Training
Case study Design with CAD and Professional Software
Electrical design of a production plant powered by renewable sources (Wind, Photovoltaic). Development of design projects using CAD software and professional electrical sizing.

Teaching Methods

Lectures and mutimedia auxiliary resources.
Technical visit in power plants.
Devolopment of case study examples with CAD and power system modelization software.

Teaching Methods

Lectures and mutimedia auxiliary resources.
Technical visit in power plants.
Devolopment of case study examples with CAD and power system software.

Verification of learning

Oral and written examination.
Practical case study report.
To pass the examination, then obtain a grade of not less than 18/30, the student must demonstrate that he has acquired sufficient knowledge of all the topics presented in class, and develop the project exercise in a satisfactory way.
To achieve a score of 30/30 cum laude, the student must demonstrate that he has acquired excellent knowledge of all the topics covered during the course, as well as developing the project exercise in an excellent way.

Texts

R. Caldon, F. Bignucolo: Impianti di produzione dell’energia elettrica. Criteri di scelta e dimensionamento. Esculapio. I Ed.2018
N. Faletti - P. Chizzolini: Trasmissione e distribuzione dell'energia elettrica. Vol. I e II. Ed. Pàtron
F. Iliceto: Impianti Elettrici. Ed. Pàtron
C. Genesio - E. Volta: Impianti Elettrici. Ed. Pàtron
C. L. Wadhwa: Electrical Power Systems. Ed. J. Wiley & Sons
A. J. Wood, B. Wollenberg, “Power Generation, operation and control”, Pergamon Press, 1993
N. Jenkins et al., “Embedded Generation”, IEE press, 2000
H. Lee Willis, W. G. Scott, “Distributed power generation”, Marcel Dekker, 2000.
D. Kirshen, G. Strbac, “Power System Economics”, Wiley, 2004
Manuali dei costruttori
Dispense e materiale didattico del docente

More Information

Lecture slides. CEI Italian Standards on Power Systems. Past test examinations. Internet reources

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