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Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to provide the student with theoretical knowledge to understand and be able to analyze combustion processes. The student should also understand the principles of combustion equipment for solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and for flue gas cleaning.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to analyze a combustion process and determine flow rates of fuel, combustion air and flue gases. The student should also be able determine flue gas enthalpy and the overall efficiency of the combustion process.

Course contents

1. Stoichiometric combustion reactions 2. Fossil fuels 3. Biofuels 4. Miscellaneous fuels (waste, waste paper etc) 5. Flue gas cleaning

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic mathematics

Previous course names

No previous course names

Additional information

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Recommended or required reading

Henrik Alvarez: Energiteknik del 1

Study activities

  • Lectures - 42 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 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

Passed examination


  • Holmberg Mariann
  • Skön Kim


Skön Kim

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Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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