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ME530 INTRODUCTION TO FLUIDIZED BED COMBUSTION

Course Code: 5690530
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HSEYN VURAL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamentals of fluidization. Heat transfer in fluidized beds. Combustion in fluidized beds. Materials handling. Thermodynamic cycles with fluidized bed combustors. Design strategies for an industrial fluidized bed boiler. Recent developments in fluidized bed technology. Specific problems of fluidized bed combustor. (S)