Descrição das Disciplinas

MANDATORY DISCIPLINES OF THE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY MASTER PROGRAM

Name: Fundamentals of Energy

Level: Academic Master

Required: Yes

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Concepts and definitions of Energy. Development of society and the use of energy. Renewable and non-renewable sources, availability of energy in the world and in Brazil. Energy matrix. Introduction to energy: Greatness and fundamental concepts of transport phenomena. Transfer of amount of movement, heat and mass.

 

Name: Energy, Development and Sustainability

Level: Academic Master

Required: Yes

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Concepts and definitions on development, development and environment, development and social issues. Use of resources and energy production. Energy and interactions with social, environmental, political and cultural issues.

 

Name: Interdisciplinary Seminar

Level: Academic Master

Required: Yes

Working Hours: 30

Credits: 2

Menu: Variable menu to contemplate subjects of interest of the area of ​​energy and presentations of seminars related to the subjects of research of the students.

 

Name: Scientific Methodology

Level: Academic Master

Required: Yes

Working Hours: 15

Credits: 1

Menu: Introduction to research in energy and sustainability. Scientific methodology applied to energy and sustainability. Dissemination and publication of the results of scientific research: production of dissertation and production of scientific articles.

ELECTIVE DISCIPLINES OF THE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY MASTER PROGRAM

 

Name: Teaching Internship

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Hours: It will be established, on a case-by-case basis, by the Delegated Collegiate of the Program

Credits: Up to 4 credits can be established, on a case-by-case basis, by the Delegated Board of Directors of the Program, through successive enrollments.

Menu: Teaching in higher education involving teaching activities in preparation and application of epratic theoretical classes, participation in partial evaluation of program contents and application of pedagogical methods or methods (guided studies, seminars, among others).

 

Name: Special Topics

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Discipline with variable menu, according to the developments of the research lines of the Program. Generally these subjects are related to the research activities carried out in the areas of concentration of the master’s degree course.

 

Name: Special Topics I – Nanotechnology Applied to Photovoltaic Solar Energy (2016/3)

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Silicon amorphous and crystalline; Cadmium telluride; CIGS: indium copper selenium gallium; Gallium arsenide; Organic dyes and polymers; Perovskites; Deposition techniques; Hybrid and Tandem Cells; Upward Conversion;
Excitonic Fission; Photophysics and load generation mechanisms.

 

Name: Special Topics II – Valorization of Waste from the Energy Sector: Materials and Environment (2016/3)

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Contextualization of the theme; Legislation and typologies of waste Selection and processing of materials; Properties and applications of materials; Technologies for treatment and recovery of solid waste: Use of waste
in soil stabilization. Ceramic materials, cement, asphalt and polymers: properties and deterioration, Industrial manufacturing processes and waste recovery; Methodologies applied to the development and study of new materials. Waste and effluent valorization: Sludge, waste from industrial processes. Use of residue in soil stabilization. Ceramic materials, cement, asphalt and polymers: properties and deterioration. Materials in development: update

SPECIFIC DOMAIN DISCIPLINES (AREA OF CONCENTRATION: ENERGY SYSTEMS)

 

Name: Mathematical Methods for Energy Engineering

Level: Academic Master

Required: Yes, for the Energy Systems area

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Ordinary differential equations (ODE): Solutions by series; special functions; systems of ordinary differential equations; solutions. Partial differential equations (EDP): defining boundary conditions; method of separating variables; Fourier and Laplace. Use of computer programs with specialized libraries for analytical and numerical solutions of EDO and EDP.

 

Name: Solar Energy

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Panorama of photovoltaic and thermal solar energy in Brazil and in the world. Fundamentals and basic concepts of solar radiation. Semiconductors and photovoltaic effect. Cell technologies and photovoltaic modules. Autonomous photovoltaic systems. Photovoltaic systems connected to the grid. Systems. Integrated photovoltaic systems in buildings. Mathematical models of photovoltaic systems. Scaling and simulation of photovoltaic installations. Components of solar energy heating systems. Systems of heating of residential and industrial water. Solar thermal systems for electric power generation. Refrigeration and air conditioning by solar energy. Storage of thermal energy. Simulation of solar thermal systems.

 

Name: Wind Energy

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Panorama of wind energy in Brazil and in the world. Fundamentals and use of wind energy. Historical aspects, types and technology of aerogenerators. Regulating and control systems. Control of the electric generator. Autonomous wind power systems connected to the electricity grid Quality of the energy generated by wind turbines. Electrical installations of wind farms. Connection of wind turbines to the grid. Technical and economic feasibility of wind farms. Simulation of wind systems.

 

Name: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Introduction to Fuel Cell Technology. Types of Fuel Cells. Thermodynamics. Kinetics. Cargo transport. Mass transport. Mathematical Modeling. Description. Hydrogen: production, storage and use as energy vector.

 

Name: Advanced Transport Phenomena

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Equation of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and species, analytical resolution of diffusive processes in one and two dimensions, solutions of conservation of momentum, coupling between energy / species and amount of movement, radiative heat transfer.

 

Name: Conversion and Utilization of Thermal Energy

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3 (theoretical)

Menu: Transfer and conservation of energy in systems and control volumes. Entropy, irreversibility and availability. Chemical reactions in energy conversion processes. Power cycles. Reduction cycles. Cogeneration.

 

Name: Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Fundamentals of a simulation model. State of the Art of Exergetic Analysis and Thermodynamic Optimization. Termoconomics and Exergoeconomics. Function Objective. Analysis of developed models; analysis of new models.

 

Name: Linear Systems

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Fundamentals of linear algebra. Linear dynamic systems of continuous time and discrete time: definitions and properties. Input-output representations: differential equations, convolution, transfer function. Representation by state variables. Achievements. Analysis of linear and time invariant systems: stability, controllability and observability. Status feedback. Observers of state.

 

Name: Technologies and Methods for Intelligent Electrical Networks

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: The Intelligent Electrical Network (REI): Concepts of generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy; Microrredes; Power flow analysis tools. Distributed Generation (GD): Energy generation, processing and storage equipment; Tools for modeling and analysis of networks with GD; Control of the GD connection with the network; Allocation of DG sources.

 

Name: Biological Biomass Conversion in Biofuels and Bioenergy

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Biological conversion of biomass into fuels; diversity of the microbiota involved in the biological conversion of biomass; production of biodiesel, bio-hydrogen, biogas. Biological production of hydrogen from agro-industrial waste.

 

Name: Thermo-chemical Processes for Solid Conversion

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: National and world energy scenario; Thermal energy sources: Fossil fuels, biomass, solid waste; Characterization and physical-chemical and structural properties of solids; Thermochemical conversion processes of solids: Pyrolysis; Gasification; Combustion; Characterization and control of gaseous emissions; Use and application of conversion products, by-products and waste.

SPECIFIC DOMAIN DISCIPLINES (AREA OF CONCENTRATION: PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY OF THE ENERGY SECTOR)

Name: Strategic Planning and Energy Sector Policies

Level: Academic Master

Compulsory: Yes, for the Planning and Sustainability Area

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Strategic planning. Proposals and implementation of public policies focused on the energy sector. Interrelationship of the sector’s policies with environmental, social and economic issues.

Name: Environmental Data Analysis

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 4

Menu: Introduction to the collection of environmental data; sampling; Descriptive statistics; introduction to multivariate statistics; analysis of data in time and space; visualization of variables in time and their interpretation; Integration of environmental data in GIS. Spatial modeling methods. Geoprocessing: basic principles of georeferenced data. Geographical information system (GIS): basic principles; data structure and data source for a GIS; organization of data in GIS. Spatial modeling methods. Applications of geoprocessing in energy engineering.

Name: Energy in the Coastal Zone

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Classification of the coastal zone; main forcing (winds, waves, currents and tides); Energy in different types of coastal zone and its potential for energy generation; Methods of energy recovery on the coast: tidal wave, wind energy and wave energy.

Name: Environmental Bioethics and Sustainability of the Energy Sector

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Fundamentals of Environmental Ethics. Social Ecology. Theoretical conceptions of Environmentalism. The concept of Life and Sustainability. Policy and Ethics for Sustainability.

Name: Environmental Law and Energy Sector

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Law and the Environment. Concept and Principles of Environmental Law. Environmental Legal Ordering in the Energy Sector.

Name: Minimization and Analysis of Environmental Impacts of the Energy Sector

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Environmental impact assessment. Control and treatment of atmospheric emissions from energy generating industries. Conventional and advanced treatment of solid waste and liquid effluents from the energy generating industries. Conventional and advanced waste treatment of fossil fuels and biofuels. Recovery of degraded areas and / or contaminated by energy extraction, generation, conversion and transport systems. Instrumental Analytical Techniques for Environmental Impact Assessment of the Energy Sector (Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrical Methods, Radiation Measures, Thermal Analysis).

Name: Toxicology and Genotoxicology of Waste from the Energy Sector

Level: Academic Master

Required: No

Working Hours: 45

Credits: 3

Menu: Notions of environment, ecology and sustainability. Basic concepts and fundamental principles of toxicology, ecotoxicology, genotoxicology and biomonitoring. Description and characterization of the main effluents of each modality of the energy and kinetic sector of the contaminants in the environment and in the organisms. Use of bioindicators and indicators of environmental quality to monitor these residues and their effects on the environment. Standardized toxicity tests with organisms of various trophic levels: EC50 and LD50. Nature of genetic material. Mutation and repair of DNA. Effects of different residues on the genetic patrimony of living beings including humans. Modern techniques used to qualify and quantify environmental and genetic damage.