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Fossil fuel power stations 781


 
Module code MUU 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module contains a comprehensive study of all mechanical systems and processes of a fossil fuel power station. The module will include the analysis of steam cycles, combined cycle power generation, fuels and combustion, combustion mechanisms, combustion equipment and firing methods, the draught group, steam generators, steam turbines, condenser, feed water and circulating water systems, coal handling, ash handling, compressor plant, water treatment, the importance of HVAC, control and instrumentation, control philosophies and environmental considerations.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 13 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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