Primary Energy Sources

Course Information
TitleΕνεργειακές Πρώτες Ύλες / Primary Energy Sources
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000806

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course745

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The knowledge gained after the course is summarized in general overview of primary energy sources (fossil and reneawables) and their valorization and usage Οil refinery processes-Calculations of mass and energy balances in complex refineries Calculations of petroleum products physical properties basic calculations on combustion systems
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Energy Sources • Crude Oil-Composition-Physical properties • Petroleum Refining- • Separation Processes-Conversion Processes Mass Balance in refinery • Petroleum Products-Standards and Specification of Petroleum Products- Characteristics of Petroleum Products for Energy Use • Calculations of petroleum products physical properties-Distillation curves-gas-liquid equilibrium calculations in petroleum fractions • Natural Gas Overview of Natural Gas and Characterization Treatment Combustion Chemical Uses • Coal-Characteristics-Combustion-Conversion processes • Renewable Energy Sources-Overview-Availability-Processes for utilization
primary energy sources, oil, natural gas, coal, renewables, conversion processes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ενεργειακές Πρώτες Υλες, Αγγελική Λεμονιδου, Εκδοσεις Τζιολα 2019
Additional bibliography for study
Natural Gas: Production, Processes Transport, A. Rojey, C, Jaffet, Edition Technip, 1997 Petroleum Refining and Economics, J.H. Gary G.E. Handwerk, Marcel Dekker, 2001 Fundamental of Petroleum Refining M.A.Fahim et al Elsevier, 2010
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