Final marks

14 Fevereiro 2019, 09:49 Luís Filipe Moreira Mendes

. The final marks are now available.

Marks after repetition tests

12 Fevereiro 2019, 13:00 Luís Filipe Moreira Mendes

. In the MARKS section you can find all the grades except the final project; the grades are out of 12 (final project is graded to 8).

Final project deadline - February 8th

3 Fevereiro 2019, 21:21 Carlos Augusto Santos Silva

Dear all, 

i had to do an unexpected business travel this week, so i am postponing the deadline to February 8th. Please send your questions through emails and i will be available on the 7th for last minute questions.



Final project - session to clarify questions: THURSDAY 24th 2019, at 10H

23 Janeiro 2019, 09:23 Carlos Augusto Santos Silva

Dear all, 

for those of you who have questions about the final project, please meet me tomorrow between 10 and 11H30 in my office (IN+, Mecanica II building, 2st floor), see the map (room 2.24),-9.1374773,21z/data=!3m1!5s0xd1933a3a420f52f:0xe4413987cc20ccb5!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0xd1933823b37586d:0x2e72702f5aa5f58f!2sGoogle!8m2!3d38.7188872!4d-9.1437807!3m4!1s0x0:0xa101149358dc9b57!8m2!3d38.737496!4d-9.1373406

FINAL Project

18 Dezembro 2018, 10:46 Carlos Augusto Santos Silva

Dear all,

Here is detailed information regarding the final project, in particular to clarify the objective, the scope and requirements of the final report.

1 - The projects  have to be in groups of two 

2 - The objective of the project is to design a solar thermal system for a any application you want, using the design tool POLYSUN. Examples of possible projects are: domestic hot water supply for a house, domestic hot water and space heating, or even domestic hot water and pool heating. Single houses or multifamily houses projects are acceptable.

3 - The project consists of a report (up to 5 pages) where the following elements must be presents

A - System location and requirements 
B - Technical solution description and justification
C - Technical and financial analysis
D - Sensitivity analysis of most critical parameters (including identification of these parameters)
E - Optimized solution of the system, with discussion

4 - The report should be delivered by email (PDF file), together with the Polysun file of the project.

5 - The project will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

A - Adequacy of the technical solution: 30%
B - Robustness of the solution based on the sensitivity analysis: 30%
C - Quality of Report: 40%

6 - The projects need to be delivered until the second exame date (5.2). Oral discussions may be required to clarify the report.

7 - In January, you are welcome to send an email to set up meetings to clarify any question. 

I wish you all the best

Carlos Silva