Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 11.09.2018 - 07.12.2018

Ansvarslärare (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Mika Järvinen

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After taking the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the operating principles of steam and gas turbine power plants and is able to recognize the main components of the real industrial facilities.
  • Apply the basic theory of thermodynamics and mass and energy balances for analyzing different components of steam and gas turbine power plants: boilers, turbines and heat exchangers.
  • Apply the basic theories of thermodynamics and mass and energy balances to overall process of steam and gas turbine power plants.
  • Evaluate, recognize and analyze the maximum theoretical performance of the above processes.
  • Act as an active member of the team (6-8 members) while doing the small scale power plant measurements

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Introduction to electricity and heat production. Small scale Rankine cycle demonstration. Properties of process fluids. Principles of thermodynamic power cycles and thermodynamic charts. Control volume analysis of energy and mass balances.
Thermodynamic analysis of a basic Brayton cycle. Process improvement options, intercooling.
Design principles of boilers 1: Combustion calculations and construction of enthalpy-temperature diagram. Design principles of boilers 2: Heat loads of different heat transfer surfaces.
Steam turbine analysis, isentropic efficiency. Condensing power plant. Combined heat and power production. Supercritical processes, concentrated solar power. Conclusions and challenges for the future.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Group work 30%, Presence 10%, homework 45% and short exams 15% of the grade.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures/contact, 24 h

Exercises/contact, 24 h

Excursion, 2 h

Small scale power plant measurements, 36 h

Homework, 46 h

Short exams, a 15 min, 2 h

Total= 134 h

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Nikolai, V. Khartchenko, Advanced energy systems, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 1-56032-611-5.

More literatures related materials will be added later.

Ersättande prestationer (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ene-39.3010  Lämpövoimaprosessit

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ENY-C2001 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer or equivalent knowledge

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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