Energy conversion

The goal of the lecture “Energy Conversion” is to present the principles of the energy conversion for conventional and renewable energy resources and to explain the most important parameters that define the energy conversion efficiency, resources implications and economics of the energy conversion technologies.


  • Energy stakes
  • Physics and thermodynamics remembering
  • Fossil-fuelled power plants
  • Fuel cells and electricity storage
  • Photovoltaic
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Cogeneration
  • Heat pumps
  • Renewable Energy
  • Integrated urban systems

The course is organised in ex cathedra lectures and exercises.

The course material can be downloaded from the moodle website.

Video records of the course are found here.