Course code TMPP350

TMPP350 Energy and Process Technology Main Topic

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Course responsible: Volha Shapaval, Even Bull Holmen
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Course contents:
The main part of the course is an individual assignment where the student shall plan an industrial production process, with the main focus on bioprocesses. Examples of such processes are Biorefinery, industrial production of bioethanol, biodiesel, fermentation, production of microbial biomass. In addition a description of some unit operations will be done, particularly units that are relevant for the assignment. The course will contain energi and mass balance calculations. If practical, there will be a visit to a relevant industrial plant.
Learning outcome:
The course will give the student knowledge on how to put together several unit operations into a production unit. Dimentioning the different units so that they are adapted to each other is central. Additionally the students will gain knowledge in how to perform energi and mass balance calculations. 
Learning activities:
The teaching is a combination of lectures/seminars, self-study, group work and exercises. Problem-based learning (PBL) is central. The main part of the course is an assignment where the student determines what the solution looks like. The project report will be in a specified format.
Teaching support:
The teacher/s is/are available for extra support and advice during office hours, and can also be reached by telephone and e-mail.
The syllabus is handed out when the course starts.
TMPP251, FYS 251, TEL240
Recommended prerequisites:
TMP100, FYS210 - Hydrodynamics or TPS210 - Engineering Fluid Mechanics.
Mandatory activity:
The report shall be delivered two weeks before the exam
Oral examination, approx. 45 minutes, with presentation and discussion of the project work. The project report must be submitted at least two weeks before the oral examination.
Nominal workload:
Lectures/seminars: approx. 75 hours. Exercises and excursions: approx. 50 hours. Project assignments: approx. 250 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
-TMPP350B, 5 credits -TMPP350C, 5 credits
Type of course:
Lectures and project guidance: 6 hours per week
The examiner participates in discussions about the organisation of the oral examination, and he is a co-examiner. The examiner takes part in the yearly revision of the course. The final examination is carried out according to a standardised set of criteria. The criteria used, as well as assessment and the results which are achieved in each field, are made available to the individual student.
Examination details: Oral exam: Letter grades