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Thermal Energy Recovery

5 credits, part-time 33%

Application code: HB-17492
First day of application: 2019-03-15
Number of Places: 20
Start: 2019-11-04
End: 2020-01-19
Place of Study: Borås
Language of instruction: The language of instruction is English.
Study time: Day
Application fee: 900 SEK
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees.*
Tuition fee: 8,900 SEK first payment
8,900 SEK full tuition fee
EU/EEA citizens and exchange students are not required to pay fees. *

*For more information regarding which countries are included in the EU/EEA, please read more here.

Various techniques for combustion and gasification of waste for electricity, heating and fuel are studied in the course Thermal Energy Recovery. There is also emphasis on the specific problems related to this type of fuel; the increased risk of corrosion and ash management.

Content

Combustion
• Fluidised bed
• Grate boilers
• Gasification
• Energy recovery technologies
• Effects of inorganic material in the fuel
• Fuel and ash handling
• Corrosion
• Agglomeration
• Laboratory experiments on a full scale combustion plant
• Study visits to a combustion plant
Materials science
• Basics of metallic materials
• The phenomenon of oxidation
• High-temperature corrosion
• Erosion corrosion