MJ2434 Advanced Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology 6.0 credits

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  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 19 for programme students

Autumn 18 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

The objective with the course is to introduce the students to certain chosen topics on the research front within the area of refrigeration and heat pump technology. Another objective is to broaden the students' knowledge within this area in comparison to earlier courses

Course main content

Refrigeration and heat pump system: System understanding, refrigerants and mixes of refrigerants, their effect on environment, security, modelling methods and rules and regulations.  The course also includes absorption refrigeration systems, acoustic and magnetic refrigeration, and storage of heat/cold.


Sustainable Energy Utilization, MJ2407, Applied Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology, MJ2423 or corresponding knowledge


1. Publications from technical and scientific journals, 2. Handouts from guest lecturers, 3. Handouts from the teacher


  • INL1 - Home Assignment 1, 1.0, grading scale: P, F
  • INL2 - Home Assignment 2, 1.0, grading scale: P, F
  • INL3 - Home Assignment 3, 1.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Three homeassignments of each 1 cr. Exam of 3 cr.

Requirements for final grade

Approved homeassignments and exam

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology


Samer Sawalha <samer.sawalha@energy.kth.se>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2009.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2009.