Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Registration for a MSc or EngD.
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Prerequisites: Registration for an MSc
Summary of Content: The module covers the topic of Cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology (large, small and micro scale systems). The module content includes: 1) Basic definition of CHP; 2) Energy balance of CHP; 3) Components and specification of CHP; 4) Types of prime movers used in CHP (Internal combustion engines, gas turbines, Steam, CCGT, Stirling engine, etc) and associated equipment (Heat recovery, electric generators.); 5) Selection and sizing CHP using energy demand profiles; 6) Economic and environmental analysis (payback, period, LCOE, carbon emissions); 6) Case studies for different applications (Buildings/industry)
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Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||12 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||70||one unseen written 2-hour exam|
|Project 1||30||2,000-word report or equivalent calculations|
Dr R Boukhanouf
Education Aims: This module aims to provide the student with the technical understanding of CHP systems with strong emphasis on application in different industries. The student will also learn to distinguish between different types of CHP system, identify the correct type and size of a CHP system for different applications, and carry out a feasibility study to establish the viability of CHP.
Offering School: Department of Architecture and Built Environment
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