Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
MECA0459-1  
Applied thermodynamics. Energy conversion techniques. Thermic power stations
Duration :
20h Th, 4h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in environmental science and management (120 ECTS)2
Master in environmental science and management (60 ECTS)2
Lecturer :
Ahmed Rassili
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
1) revision of the analysis of thermodynamic steam and gas cycles
2) gas turbine technology
3) optimisation of combined gas/steam turbine cycles
4) advanced coal power stations: supercritical cycles and power stations using integrated coal gasification in a combined cycle
5) reduction in the emission of pollutants: NOx, SOx, particles, heavy metals;
6) cogeneration;
7) technologies leading to the capture and storage of CO2
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Performance calculation, costs and impacts on the environment of fossil fuel power stations.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
none
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
none
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
4 days at the 2nd semester
Recommended or required readings :
Yes : slides + written notes
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral examination
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Training in applied thermodynamics will greatly facilitate understanding of this course.
Contacts :
Ahmed RASSILI a.rassili@ulg.ac.be T. +32 4 361 59 51 http://www.cost541.ulg.ac.be/