Credits: 5

Schedule: 07.01.2019 - 18.02.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Risto Lahdelma

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students understand principle of district heating and cooling systems. Students understand cost mechanism of district heating and cooling systems. Students are able to preplan district heating and cooling systems.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Use of district heating and cooling in buildings

Technologies for heat transfer and distribution

Technologies for heating stations and power plants

Preplanning of district heating and cooling systems (e.g. estimation of consumption, planning of operation)

Costs of district heating production and distribution

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Execution :Lectures+ calculation exercises + four individual exercises

Assessment methods and criteria: Four obligatory exercises and exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 28h

Exercises 4h

Individual studying 103h


Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes under additional reading and exercise material

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ene-59.4160 District heating engineering

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics of thermodynamics and power plant processes

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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