University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MECH ENG 7021 - Combustion Technologies & High Temperature Processes

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Assignments, design project, final exam
Syllabus:

The course covers the basis of thermal energy technologies that are common for combustion and fuels. The transition of our energy systems from their present 80% reliance on fossil fuels to increasing fractions of renewable energy including biomass, waste and concentrated solar thermal, is driven by the need to mitigate CO2 emissions and is expected to take around 50 years. Managing this change brings many technical challenges, since any change in fuel composition or energy mix will influence the design of the combustion system, fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. The course will equip the participant with the knowledge and skills necessary to address these challenges. It covers the understanding, analysis and design of modern combustion systems to account for fuel properties, maximise output and minimise air pollution. Combustion involves both mixing of the fuel and oxidant and the subsequent chemical reactions. The course therefore involves consideration of both combustion aerodynamics and fuel properties. It covers fuel selection, alternative and waste fuels, the design principals involved in reducing pollutant emissions, modelling, applications of combustion for power generation and minerals processing, and hybridising combustion with concentrated solar thermal.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12093 TU01 20 18 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
19663 TU02 20 20 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Project
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12095 PJ01 20 19 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
19665 PJ02 20 19 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19305 LEC0 20 18 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.