MH2601 Combustion in Industrial Processes 6.0 credits

Förbränning i industriella processer

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Basic knowledge of combustion chemistry, thermodynamics and aerodynamics. Combustion of gaseous, liquid and solid fuels. Clean combustion to preserve the environment. Design of combustion processes.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

·         Solve problems in combustion thermodynamics

·         Evaluate combustion and aerodynamics in industrial furnaces

·         Redesign existing furnaces to decrease fuel consumption, and particle and CO2 emissions

·         Suggest the best available combustion technology (BAT) for industrial processes

·         Describe the procedure for smoke gas measurement at combustion

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Basic knowledge in thermodynamics and transport phenomena corresponding to the courses MH1027 Thermodynamics of Materials and MH1018 Transport phenomena, or the equivalent.

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Literature

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Students who have not passed project task (PRO1) with previous set of assessment modules are assessed in the module INL1.

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Examiner

Anders Tilliander

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study *

Materials Science and Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Contact

Associate Professor Yang Weihong, weihong@kth.se

Supplementary information

Coordinated together with the course MH2600 combustion in industrial processes 9.0 credits