The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to:
?Increase the student´s knowledge of heat as
transferable form of energy by using different
methods and applications (industrial and other)
as examples.
? Introduce following key items related to heat
a) different heat exchanger types
b) design and modelling of heat balances
c) typical industrial methods for heat transfer
control and heat recovery

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to:

  • understand fundamental heat transfer
  • to choose right type of heat exchanger for
    different solutions
  • dimensioning of heat exchanger
  • understand heat balance calculations and heat
    load control in industrial processes

Course contents

  1. Introduction to heat as an energy
  2. Heat transfer in different media (

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Heat Transfer

Recommended or required reading

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Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 100 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements



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Group size

No limit (26 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-11-10

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-28 15:15 - 20:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Salmi Jussi
2019-11-04 15:15 - 18:00 D4110 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Deltagare: Jussi Salmi Salmi Jussi
2019-11-11 15:15 - 18:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Deltagare: Jussi Salmi Salmi Jussi
2019-11-18 15:15 - 18:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare. TENTAMEN Jussis del Deltagare: Jussi Salmi, Teijo Aaltonen Salmi Jussi
2019-11-25 14:15 - 17:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Aaltonen Teijo
2019-11-27 14:15 - 17:00 B325 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Aaltonen Teijo
2019-12-09 14:15 - 17:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare Aaltonen Teijo
2019-12-16 14:15 - 17:00 D4107-08 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare, TENTAMEN Teijos del Aaltonen Teijo
2020-01-22 13:15 - 17:00 B326 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare, OMTENTAMEN 1 (Jussi + Teijo) Skön Kim
2020-02-12 13:15 - 17:00 D4106 Fjärrvärme och värmeväxlare, OMTENTAMEN 2 (Jussi+ Teijo) Skön Kim

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