PHYSICAL PROCESSES TECHNOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΩΝ ΔΙΕΡΓΑΣΙΩΝ / PHYSICAL PROCESSES TECHNOLOGY
Code206
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAgis Papadopoulos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000345

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 53
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)745
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other745
Industrial ManagementElective Courses belonging to the other745

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600130792
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
None
Learning Outcomes
Understanding the fundamentals of physical and more specifically thermal processes. Understanding the principles of heat exchangers, boilers and steam generation facilities. Studying the various types of heat exchangers and boilers used in industrial and building applications. Performing a detailed design study of heat exchangers.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to mechanical and thermal processes. Principles of heat transfer (conduction, convection in steady state conditions) and of thermodynamics in single-phase heat exchangers. Heat exchangers: description, classification, standardization. Specific applications: Evaporators. Hot water and steam boilers: description, dimensioning, fuel consumption, efficiency. Boilers' efficiency: reduction of losses, optimization of operation and of efficiency. Energy efficiency in processes: Energy audits, baseline analysis, KPIs and benchmarking. Standards and regulations
Keywords
Thermal Processes, Boilers and Heat Exchangers, Energy Efficiency in processes and audits
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
PC and projector use. Communication by means of e-learning platform and e-mails.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Laboratory Work260.9
Fieldwork100.3
Reading Assigment230.8
Tutorial130.4
Project250.8
Written assigments100.3
Exams40.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Coursework and written exams as announced in the course's page and in class. Coursework accounts for 20% of the final mark and is compulsory.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωνσταντίνος Γ. Πασπαλάς, Εναλλάκτες θερμότητας, Εκδ. Τζιόλα, 2013, ISBN 978-960-418-439-2
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του μαθήματος. Heat Transfer Enhancement of Heat Exchangers, Editors: S. Kakaç, A. E. Bergles, F. Mayinger, H. Yüncü, ISBN: 978-94-015-9159-1 (Online)
Last Update
13-09-2019