Academic Catalog

ME421 STEAM GENERATOR & HEAT EXCHANGER DESIGN

Course Code: 5690421
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. LKER TARI
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Classification of steam generators. Water tube and fire tube boilers. Fuels and combustion. Thermal analysis of furnaces, superheater, economizer, air-preheater. Cooling towers. Description and calculation of different types of heat exchangers, condenser types, shell-and-tube, mixing-type, compact heat exchangers. Thermal stress. Problems of heat exchangers. Water purification.