Natural Gas Technology

Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Trondheim

Natural Gas Technology

– Learning outcome

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Learning outcome

Knowledge

 

The MSc candidate:

  • Has advanced theoretical knowledge on thermodynamics, fluid flow, heat transfer and energy conversion in relation to Natural Gas systems and processing.
  • Has detailed knowledge of simulation methods applied in the Natural Gas value chain, numerical methods and solvers.
  • Has first principle understanding of components, mechanical machinery and instrumentation in the Natural Gas value chain from well to product.
  • Has detailed knowledge of power and process systems for Natural Gas.
  • Has understanding of safety, environmental and economic aspects of the Natural Gas chain

 

Skills

 

The MSc candidate:

  • Can, based on first principles conservation laws, formulate and use applied models for Natural Gas components and processes.
  • Can use numerical simulators for Natural Gas components and systems and evaluate the results with a critical view of uncertainties and reliabilities.
  • Has programming skills to solve limited problems and to analyze and present data.
  • Can evaluate components and instrumentation used in Natural Gas chain regarding design and operation of systems.
  • Can design or evaluate Natural Gas power and processing systems: flow sheets, process optimization and integration, CO2 capture

 

 

General expertise

 

The MSc candidate:

  • Can understand and take part in evaluation of the full Natural Gas value chain: technological, environmental, economical and ethical issues.
  • Can understand and take part in dimensioning of transport and process options on conceptual levels.
  • Has a good general understanding of limitations and uncertainties using simulators and models: theory vs. reality
  • Has respect and understanding for collaborative work in groups.
  • Has a general understanding of the interaction between control/monitoring and risk/uncertainty analysis of complex systems