Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: K3. Optional for: B4. Course coordinator: Ola Wallberg,, Chemical Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: KETF01 Transport Phenomena, Basic Course, and KETF10 Separation Processes, Basic Course. Assessment: Written examination as well as three project exercises presented in technical PM and participation in laboratory studies. Parts: 2. Home page:

The objective of the course is to acquire knowledge in heat transfer with technical applications, in thermal separation methods and in thermodynamics with application to important cooling and heating processes.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Heat exchangers. Calculation of heat transfer coefficients. Radiation. Boiling. Condensation. Unsteady state heat transfer. Fundamentals of thermodynamics. The heat engine cycle. Combustion. Gas turbine cycles. Refrigeration and heat pumps. Compressors. Energy conservation in separation processes.

McCabe, Smith and Harriot: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering. McGraw-Hill 2005. ISBN: 0-07-124710-6.
Eastop & McConkey: Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists. Longman 1993. ISBN: 0-582-09193-4.
Mörtstedt: Data och Diagram. Liber 1999. ISBN: 91-47-00805-9.


Code: 0105. Name: Compulsory Assignments.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: For a passing grade active participation and approval of all laboratory studies and project exercises is required.

Code: 0305. Name: Heat Engineering.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.