Thermodynamics and heat transfer in power plants TX00DF58-3001 24.08.2020-18.12.2020 5 credits(ENE18, ...)+-
Learning outcomes of the course
The student will understand the mechanisms of heat transfer and be able to solve practical heat transfer problems, and calculate heat losses and their costs.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
The student knows the laws of thermodynamics and understands the limitations of the laws of thermodynamics. The student can do an energy analysis for the system. The student understands the basics of fluid mechanics.
Course contents
-Basics of piston engine and the structure
-Power plant combustion engines
-Fuel and oil systems of combustion engines and maintenance of combustion engines
-Basics of heat transfer and heat exchangers
Assessment criteria
Satisfactory
The student is familiar with basics of heat transfer.
The student is familiar with the various heat exchangers and their structure.
The student is able to calculate heat-transfer and dimension simple heat exchangers.
Good
The student is able to apply various types of heat transfer phenomena in the calculation, as well as to design and dimension various heat exchangers.
The student is able to design simple power plant structures from the heat exchange point of view.
Excellent
The student understands the basics of heat engines and heat processes, and can solve calculations related to them.
The student knows the heat exchanger types, their structure and design principles.
The student knows the various heat transfer mechanisms, and is able to apply them to calculate the heat exchangers and their dimensioning, and knows the effect of material choises on the design.
The student is able to design simple power plant structures from the heat exchange point of view.
Name of lecturer(s)
Tomi Hämäläinen
Mode of delivery
Face-to-face
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
Timing
24.08.2020 - 18.12.2020
Enrollment date
04.05.2020 - 31.07.2020
Group(s)
ENE18
TXO18S1
Unit, in charge
School of Smart and Clean Solutions
Teacher(s)
Tomi Hämäläinen
Degree Programme
Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology