Course syllabus

Ång- och gasturbinteknik
Steam and Gas Turbine Engineering

MVK051, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2014-04-02

General Information

Elective for: M4-en
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course will provide the basic understanding of the construction and functioning of the components in a simple gas turbine and steam turbines. The focus will be on the gas turbines. Further more the course will provide basic skills in problem solving concerning energy balances at component and system level, the flow around the blades and vanes, simplified combustion analysis and calculation of efficiencies and losses.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Analysis of the gas turbine cycles’ design and performance

The concept of losses and efficiency

Detailed component studies on compressors, combustion chambers, and expanders.

Methods for design, off-design calculation and performance analysis.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The examination is carried out individually and in group. The compulsory project assignments have to be presented written as well as orally in seminars, where all group members are required to participate actively. To pass the course, the student must pass all of the compulsory tasks.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Magnus Genrup,
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