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Refrigeration engineering

Individual course

Course aims to present the theoretical background of refrigeration engineering, give an introduction to equipment lay-out in the field and address developments and new trends.

Topics of the course are vapour-compression, absorption and expansion processes for refrigeration, refrigerant media, process equipment characteristics, food refrigeration, air conditioning, liquefaction of gases, refrigeration technology for natural gas (LNG) and hydrogen, new concepts such as heat pumps, heat pipes etc.

The student will extend their basic knowledge of thermodynamics and process equipment to the field of temperatures below that of the surroundings, down to the region of liquid hydrogen. Air conditioning is also addressed.

More information in Åbo Akademi’s studiehandboken.

NB! You will find this course under the name “FITech-Tku Fall 2020” on the Degree students’ application form and under the name ”FITech-ES Fall 2020” on the Adult learners’ application form.

Responsible teacher

Åbo Akademi
Ron Zevenhoven
ron.zevenhoven(at)abo.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Energy storages,
Technical studies
Topics:
Applications and technologies of energy storages,
Industrial engineering and management
Course code:
424519.0
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
31.8.–25.10.2020
Application deadline:
24.8.2020
Host university:
Åbo Akademi University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
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