Process heat transfer and control 312

Module code NPB 312
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Elements of metallurgical process control. Introduction to process instrumentation. Control loops, identification of controlled and manipulated variables and disturbances. Principles of proportional integral controller, tuning of PID controllers. Principles of steady-state and transient heat transfer. Transient and steady-state heat transfer in metallurgy (formation of freeze layers, heating and cooling of components). Introduction to the numerical solution to steady-state and transient heat transfer problems.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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