Applied thermodynamics. Energy conversion techniques. Thermal power plants

Undergraduate course, University of Liège, 2017

Course content:

  • revision of the analysis of thermodynamic steam and gas cycles
  • gas turbine technology
  • optimisation of combined gas/steam turbine cycles
  • advanced coal power stations: supercritical cycles and power stations using integrated coal gasification in a combined cycle
  • reduction in the emission of pollutants: NOx, SOx, particles, heavy metals;
  • cogeneration;
  • technologies leading to the capture and storage of CO2