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.
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
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)