Course code MVI261

MVI261 Heat Engineering I

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Course responsible: Reidar Barfod Schuller
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2003H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Mass balances, energy balances, fluids, fluid flow, pumps, fans and compressors, circular processes, heat transfer, evaporation and evaporators, humid air and drying and cooling processes.
Learning outcome:

Knowledge: Students will acquire knowledge of unit operations and machine equipment in processing lines.

Skills: The student will be able to solve calculation problems related to the topics relevant for the course. The skills represent tools achieving the United Nations goals on sustainability.

General competence: Students will attain an overview of important unit operations for the process industry.

Learning activities:
Lectures, group projects, calculation exercises and laboratory work.
Teaching support:
Course responsible is available at the faculty. E-mail address: Canvas.
"Heat Engineering", Compendium by Pehrson/Schüller, available as pdf.
Mathematics equivalent to MATH100.
Recommended prerequisites:
3.5 hour written exam. Counts 100%.
Nominal workload:
Lectures, calculation exercises and lab-demonstrations: 52 hours. Self-study: 98 hours. A total of 150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures/ calculation exercises/ lab-demonstrations: 4 hours per week
An external examiner grades 25 randomly selected exam papers.
Allowed examination aids: B2 Calculator handed out, other aids as specified
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått