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II-Renewable Warmth

Course Code :2324FTIDWA
Study domain:Electromechanics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:56
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Ivan Verhaert

3. Course contents *

Renewable heating systems for buildings and companies:

  • Domestic hot water: design and dimensioning of production and distribution, current and future systems.
  • Renewable heat: performance of compression and absorption heat pumps, cogeneration engines, fuel cells, ...
  • Heat storage: storage tanks, heat storage in the ground and phase-change materials.
  • district heating
  • integration (hydronic and control) of hybrid heating networks: production, storage and release (simulation based design)
  • control systems and building management in the HVAC