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Process design for energy efficiency


This minor will be offered through FITech for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please also note that the application deadline for courses belonging to a minor that are offered in the spring semester is exceptionally already on November 1st. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.

This minor offers students a solid foundation of thermodynamics and modelling with advanced applications in the fields of refrigeration and new energy technologies such as solar and wind power.

Engineering thermodynamics is a B.Sc. level course intended for those who have not studied enough thermodynamics and related subjects and need to deepen their knowledge before progressing to advanced level courses.

Students who want to improve their tool palette in the topics of the minor are recommended to select one or more of the courses depending on their individual needs.

Professor in charge

Åbo Akademi
Henrik Saxén, Professor

Contact person in practical matters

Åbo Akademi
Mikko Helle, Docent

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Technical studies
Industrial engineering and management
5–20 ECTS
0 €
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Host university:
Åbo Akademi University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Study suitable for:
Master's level students with some basic background knowledge in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics
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