Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Learning outcomes

The primary objective of the Industrial Equipment course is to illustrates the basic structure and operations of some of the most important units of equipment in various industrial branches. Special attention will be given to the environmental effects of industrial equipment.

Course contents

? Field trips to Finnish Plants and Industries
? Energy Production Technologies?conventional and non-conventional energies
? Cooling & freezing Technologies?refrigeration (conventional and non-conventional systems)
? Heating Technologies?boilers, heat exchangers (types e.g. parallel, cross-flow; applications e.g. radiators) etc
? Drying Technologies?freeze drying, solar, steam, electric
? Waste treatment Technologies
? Material and Product Transportation in Industries?motors, conveyor systems, pneumatic transport. pipes
? Linear and Rotary Units?electric motors, pneumatic & hydraulic motors
? Electric Generators

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Thermodynamics, Environmental Management 1

Recommended or required reading

  1. Lecture Notes

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 10 hours
  • Project work and productions - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 30 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 50 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


  • Kuvaja Markus
  • Paronen Mikael
  • Vihtonen Mathew


Mathew Vihtonen

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2006-12-31

The timetable of the course

29.8.2006 introduction

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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