COMBUSTION

Course Information
TitleΚΑΥΣΗ / COMBUSTION
Code347
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAnanias Tomboulides
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000382

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 89
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyCompulsory Courses belonging to the selected specialization1055

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20053215
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 113 THERMODYNAMICS I
  • 118 FLUID MECHANICS I
  • 122 HEAT TRANSFER
General Prerequisites
Thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechaniscs
Learning Outcomes
- Design of chemical kinetics problem solutions. - Undesranding fundamentals of combustion. - Solution of combustion reactor problems. - Calculation of flame characteristics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Chemical thermodynamics: Mass conservation and mixture stoichiometry, energy conservation in chemical reactions, Gibbs free energy, electrochemical potential and equilibrium, combustion temperature. Chemical kinetics: Elementary reactions, propagation and branching, reaction rate, reaction rate constant, partial equilibrium and steady state, reversible and chain reactions, explosion limits, combustion mechanisms for various fuels, pollutant formation kinetics. Transport phenomena: Kinetic theory of gases, quantity transport, transport coefficients, conservation equations. Reactors: constant volume, constant pressure, well-stirred reactor, plug-flow reactor. Laminar premixed flames: Structure, flame speed (Mallard και LeChatelier), factors affecting flame speed and thickness, ignition and quenching phenomena, stability limits. Diffusion flames: Damkoehler number, equivalency ratios, diffusion flame structure, characteristic numbers.
Keywords
combustion, flame, chemical kinetics, fuels
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint presentations on a beamer Video presentations on a beamer
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Tutorial
Project
Written assigments
Exams
Total
Student Assessment
Description
The final score is composited by the scores in two projects during the semester that are examined orally, and the score of the final written exams. The final score algorithm is 0,2 x Score in Project 1 + 0,2 Score in Project 2 + 0,6 x Written exams scores.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Warnatz, Jürgen, Dibble, Robert W, Maas, Ulrich. Combustion, 4th Edition./2006, ISBN: 9783540453635 2. Turns, Stephen, An introduction to Combustion: Concepts and applications, 3/2012, ISBN: 9780071086875
Additional bibliography for study
Ντζιαχρήστος, Λ. 2013. Πανεπιστημιακές Σημειώσεις στην Καύση, ΑΠΘ.
Last Update
19-10-2015