Monthly Archives: February 2012

Agroenergia, convenction & show

AGROENERGIA “Tecnologie e Soluzioni”     Tortona (AL), March 1-3, 2012 The event, organized jointly by Energetica- Distretto agro energetico Italia Nord Ovest and POLIBRE (Polo d’Innovazione delle Energie Rinnovabili e Biocombustibili di Tortona) is  an opportunity for a high-level debate on the prospects and markets, just in a time when renewables run and the important legislative […]

CO2 sequestration

CO2 sequestration. Some pilot plants and nothing more: the old absorption process with mono- or di-ethanol-ammine . But describing these systems is called “clean coal” or “zero emissions”.  Really what is the link between “CO2 sequestration” and “clean coal”?  Hence comes a question: not that the problem of global warming is used to divert attention […]

Concordia disaster: guess the fuel and evaluate the risk

Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO), Light Fuel Oil (LFO), Crude Oil (CRO), Diesel?  Some students of the EN3 M.Sc. tried to evaluate the risk due to the dispersion (water/air) of about 2400 tons of fuel contained in the Concordia Ship in case of release after the disaster.  They decided to use very simple dispersion equations … […]

Workshop COMSOL (notice to students)

The registration at the workshop is free You can try COMSOL Multiphysics 4.2a When:   Tuesday 7, February, at 10-13 a.m. Where:  Columbus Sea Hotel, Via Milano 63, Genova Contacts: Cesare Tozzo 030-3793804

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