TEP4915 - Thermal Energy, Master's Thesis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master's thesis
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100

Learning outcome

Knowledge related to one or several topics;
- operation, maintenance and legislation
- national and international challenges related to thermal energy conservation and utilization
- thermal heat and power production including CO2 capture
- gas turbines and compressors
- turbulent combustion, heat and mass transfer
- biomass and waste
- air pollution and gas cleaning equipment
- energy utilization in the industry
- environmental system analysis (Life Cycle Assessment

Skills related to;
- Detailed evaluation and analysis of thermal energy and process plants, including gas turbine power generation.
- Perform scientific and technical analysis of specific topics.
- Ability to conduct large project, establish project plans and write project reports according to current standards.

General competence:
Discussing and solving scientific and technical problems as well as formal reporting on achieved results within analyses, design and operation of thermal components and systems.

Further on evaluation

Information about writing and submitting your master’s thesis Oppgaveskriving
The master’s thesis has to be submitted in NTNU's examination system Inspera Assessment
The deadline for submitting the master’s thesis is 20 weeks from the starting date (the students have additional 6 weeks if they are writing a master thesis abroad.) + 7 days for Easter/Christmas holidays. Applications for an extended deadline must be submitted to the faculty.
Students who fail the master’s thesis, can submit a new or revised thesis once. It is not possible to improve an awarded grade by submitting a new thesis.
The deadline for the assessment of the master’s thesis is 3 months.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering and ICT (MTING)
Mechanical Engineering (MIPROD)
Mechanical Engineering (MTPROD)
Natural Gas Technology (MSGASTECH)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Thermal Energy
  • Technological subjects


Examination arrangement: Master's thesis

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100

Release 2020-01-15

Submission 2020-06-10

Release 08:00

Submission 15:00

Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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