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1. General information
ECTS credits:
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Second language:
Use of additional languages:
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Lecturer: ANA MARIA BORREGUERO SIMON - Group(s): 21 
Phone number
Office hours
Enrique Costa Novella/Despacho 12
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 to 11. Preferably make an appointment via email.

Lecturer: ANTONIO DE LUCAS CONSUEGRA - Group(s): 21 
Phone number
Office hours
Enrique Costa Novella/Despacho 7
Monday, tuesday, wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession

This subject is taught the second semester of the fourth year of the Degree in Chemical Engineering. At this moment the student knows in depth the most relevant operations and processes of the chemical industry and it is now intended that he can analyze them and optimize them from the energy point of view. Likewise, it is intended to deepen the knowledge of renewable energy sources, to be able to provide different solutions to improve the energy efficiency of industrial

4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
CB02 Apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional manner and show that they have the competences to construct and justify arguments and solve problems within their subject area.
CB03 Be able to gather and process relevant information (usually within their subject area) to give opinions, including reflections on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
CB05 Have developed the necessary learning abilities to carry on studying autonomously
E26 Knowledge about integration of processes and operations
E42 Applied knowledge about energy sources and capacity for energy evaluation and optimization of chemical processes
G10 Ability to work in a multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.
G12 Proficiency in a second foreign language at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
G13 Knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
G14 Proper oral and written communication
G16 Management capacity and information planning
G17 Capacity for critical thinking and decision making
G18 Synthesis capacity
G19 Capacity for teamwork
G20 Ability to analyze and solve problems
G21 Ability to learn and work autonomously
G22 Ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practice
G23 Creativity and initiative
G24 Leadership
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
To analyze the influence of ecological, social, political and ethical factors on the development of each of the energy sources.
To understand the development of energies and the relevance they have in the conservation of the environment.
To know the different technological solutions to improve the efficiency of industrial processes.
To have applied knowledge on nuclear energy, renewable energy sources and capacity for energy assessment and optimization of chemical processes.
To know the integration of processes and operations.
To know the possibilities of energy savings and economic benefits that involve processes such as cogeneration.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: Energy
  • Unit 2: Thermoelectric plants
  • Unit 3: Nuclear energy
  • Unit 4: Renewable energy
  • Unit 5: Hydroelectric plant
  • Unit 6: Small size hydroelectric plants
  • Unit 7: Solar energy
  • Unit 8: Wind energy
  • Unit 9: Biomass energy
  • Unit 10: The electricity
  • Unit 11: The spanish energy renewable plan
  • Unit 12: Cogeneration systems
  • Unit 13: Eficiency of chemical process
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences (only degrees before RD 822/2021) ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures CB02 CB03 CB05 E26 E42 G10 G12 G16 G17 G18 G20 G21 G22 G23 1.5 37.5 N N
Workshops or seminars [ON-SITE] project-based learning CB02 CB03 CB05 E26 E42 G10 G13 G16 G17 G20 G21 G22 G23 G24 0.5 12.5 Y Y
Group tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL) CB02 CB03 CB05 E42 G10 G12 G13 G16 G17 G18 G20 G21 G22 G23 0.3 7.5 N N
Mid-term test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB02 CB03 CB05 E42 G10 G12 G14 G16 G17 G18 G20 G21 G22 G23 0.1 2.5 Y Y
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study CB02 CB03 CB05 E42 G10 G12 G13 G14 G16 G17 G18 G20 G21 G22 G23 3.6 90 N N
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Final test 0.00% 100.00%
Mid-term tests 70.00% 0.00%
Assessment of problem solving and/or case studies 30.00% 0.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 4 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 12.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    To pass the subject a minimum mark of 4/10 in each part should be obtained by the student and an average mark above 5/10.
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    All the contents will be evaluated only through a written exam where a minimum grade of 5 must be obtained

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
To pass the subject a minimum mark of 5/10 should be obtained in a final exam
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
To pass the subject a minimum mark of 5/10 should be obtained in a final exam
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 37.5
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][project-based learning] 12.5
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Project/Problem Based Learning (PBL)] 7.5
Mid-term test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2.5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 90

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Azcarate, B. y Mingoranze, A. Energías e Impacto Ambiental Madrid Equipo Sirius 978-84-92509-54-6 2007  
Castro M. y Sánchez C. Energía Hidráulica PROGENSA 1997  
Hoeneisen, B. La situación energética mundial (con números) Quito Universidad S. Francisco de Quito 2006  
IDAE Energía de la Biomasa Madrid Biblioteca Cinco Días 84-8036-414-9 1996  
IDAE Plan de Acción Nacional de Energías Renovables de España (Paner) 2011-2020 Madrid 2010  
Jarabo, F. y Otros El libro de las Energías Renovables Madrid SAPT 84-8691301-2 1988  
Lucas, A. y Ramos, M. Análisis del Binomio Energía-Medioambiente Cuenca Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha 84-89958-85-8 1999 Ficha de la biblioteca
Madrid, A. Guía Completa de las Energías Renovables AMV EDICIONES 978-84-96709-77-5 2012 Ficha de la biblioteca
Orille, A.L. Centrales Eléctricas I. Barcelona UPC 1993  
Ortega, M. Energías Renovables Madrid Paraninfo 84-283-2582-0 1999  
Ramírez, J. Centrales Eléctricas. Enciclopedia CEAC de la electricidad Barcelona CEAC 84-329-6006-3 1995  
Seider W.D., Seader J., Lewin D. Process Design Principles John Wiley 0-471-24312-4 1999  

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