EP8106 - Gas Turbins and Compressors


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 2 hours D

Course content

Minimum number of candidates are 3.

Thermal turbomachinery design. Performance estimation. Process integration. Control and protection. Transient analysis. Emission control

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Knowledge related to; • Detail design of compressors, gas turbines and wet gas compressors • Performance estimation • Transient analysis • Emission control • Formation of emissions to air • Integration within process and power plant systems • Digital twin technology for energy conservation. Skills: Skills related to; • Detailed evaluation and analysis of thermal turbomachinery for process plants. • Analysis of operational aspects and control, including the system interaction of compressors, gas turbines and wet gas compressors General competence: Competence within compressors, gas turbines and wet gas compressors, in order to perform design consideration, operational analysis and integration of thermal turbo machinery for process and power plant applications.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises. To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required. No of students, min 3.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

In case of "not passed", new oral examination has to be performed.

Required previous knowledge

Relevant skills within thermodynamics and fluid dynamics, including REQUIRED MSc subjects; TEP4195 Turbomachinery and TEP4515 Thermal Energy, Specialization Course (Module TEP04 Gas Turbines and Compressors), or equivalent skills

Course materials

Lecture notes, books and articles

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIO4910 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
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