Course Information
TitleΑΝΑΝΕΩΣΙΜΕΣ ΠΗΓΕΣ ΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑΣ / RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
Code349
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorge Tsilingiridis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000350

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 160
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other845
Industrial ManagementElective Courses belonging to the other845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600150065
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (RES) RES and the energy problem. History of RES applications. Basic characteristics of RES, techniques and technologies for RES exploitation and system design, RES potential estimation. SOLAR ENERGY: the sun, hot water systems, concentrating systems, photovoltaic systems, passive solar systems-bioclimatic design. WIND ENERGY: the wind, wind energy conversion systems, wind generators. GEOTHERMAL ENERGY: high-average and low enthalpy systems. BIOMASS: forest biomass, agricultural byproducts, cattle-farm waste, biogas production, biofuels. MUNICIPAL WASTE: characteristics, physical and chemical properties, management methods and utilization technologies. HYDROPOWER: dams, turbines, power plants. ENERGY FROM THE SEA: tidal energy, wave energy, ocean thermal energy. ENERGY STORAGE: Thermal energy storage, Mechanical energy storage. Chemical energy storage. Batteries. POLICY ON RES. RES in Greece, in Europe, and in the World.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures802.7
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment100.3
Tutorial301
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities170.6
Exams30.1
Other / Others100.3
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
24-11-2016