cod. 05619

Academic year 2020/21
1° year of course - Second semester
- Mirko MORINI
Academic discipline
Macchine a fluido (ING-IND/08)
Ingegneria meccanica
Type of training activity
48 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

Knowledge and understanding:
Development of the ability to design and select the fluid machinery used in food industries.

Applying knowledge and understanding:
The student should be able to set the design of fluid machinery

Making judgments:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to evaluate, with critical mind, the best solutions in the field of fluid machinery used in the food industry.

Communication skills:
The student should be able to clearly present the knowledge acquired by the course.


- - -

Course unit content

The purpose of the course is to present a review of the main fluid machines which found applications in the food industries.

Full programme

- - -


Dossena, Ferrari, Gaetani, Montenegro, Onorati, Persico - Macchine a fluido - Città studi Edizioni

For further information:
Sistemi energetici e macchine a fluido / Giorgio Negri di Montenegro, Michele Bianchi, Antonio Peretto
Bologna: Pitagora, 2009

Acton O. & Caputo C. - Collana di Macchine a fluido, 4 voll.- UTET, Torino

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures (online if COVID-19 containment is in force).

Educational material will be periodically uploaded to the Elly platform to support the lessons and to deepen their contents.

To access these contents (which are an integral part of the course) it is necessary to register for the on-line course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of
- a written test consisting of a numerical exercise and five structured questions;
- an oral test consisting of two questions.

Admission to the oral test is subject to passing the written test.
The written test is passed if the exercise is correctly solved and a minimum score of four is obtained in the structured questions.

As long as the limitations due to the containment of the COVID-19 contagion persist, the written test will be administered online via the Elly platform while the oral test via Teams.

Other information

Some numerical exercises are presented.

Lectures attendance is highly recommended.

Non-attending students are invited to consult the Elly platform on which the topics actually presented in class will be periodically listed.