Heat and Power Generation 6 cr

About the Course

After completion of the course the student shall be able to
Knowledge and understanding
1. describe and explain the principles of various conventional heat and power generation systems
2. present the main components of a power plant
3. describe and explain heat pumps and refrigeration machinery and their components
4. present the possibilities and limitations of heat and power generation systems, in particular with regard to sustainable environment

Competence and skills
5. analyse conventional methods for heat and power generation from a systems perspective

6. compare different power generation alternatives and select the most appropriate for given conditions
7. optimise heat and power generation from a thermodynamic perspective
8. plan and, using appropriate methods, undertake a project within predetermined time frames
9. in writing report and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments on which they are based

Judgement and approach
10. make assessments informed by disciplinary issues related to the course content
11. make assessments informed by social issues related to the course content.

Syllabus

Literature

Application information

Prerequisites

Completion of Bachelor's degree in technology or natural sciences of at least 180 credits, or equivalent foreign degree, at least 12 credits of which in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, or equivalent knowledge.

Selection

University credits

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Application

Start
Conditions
Weeks
Application
Autumn 2020
Normal teaching
202036 - 202045
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 20
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-16720
Language: English
Pace: Half-time

*) The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
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