Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.01.2019 - 11.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Martti Larmi

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student should be able to understand the basics of combustion and gasification processes and to be able to recognize how they influence the design and operation of practical equipment such as boilers and engines.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Today’s combustion technologies and combustion regimes in power plants and engines; design and operational considerations. Application of combustion to furnaces and boilers, spark ignition engines, diesel engines, gas engines and gas turbines. Fundamentals of gasification.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Homework assignments, exercises and examination.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 24 h

Exercises 12 h,

Independent work 55 h,

Homework 40 h,

Examination 3 h.

= 134 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

G. L. Borman & K. W. Ragland, Combustion Engineering. McGraw-Hill, 1998. ISBN 0-07-115978-9. C. Higman & M. van der Burgt, Gasification, 2nd ed. Elsevier, 2009. ISBN 978-0-7506-8528-3. Internal Combustion Engine Handbook by Richard van Basshuysen and Fred Schäfer

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kul-14.4100 - Internal Combustion Engine Technology 5 cr and Ene-47.5123 - Combustion and Gasification Technology L, 6 cr

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basic knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer and chemistry. Normally, bachelor-level studies in engineering are expected to give a sufficient background.

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