Chemical Engineering

CHE5744Steam Supply Systems3 ch (3C)

Historical and descriptive introduction to fossil fuel fired boilers. Introduction to different reactor types. Complex Rankine cycles. Steam plant efficiencies. Energy and exergy analysis. Heat transfer in fossil fuel fired boilers. Coal firing systems. Thermal transport and steam generation. Steam plant heat exchangers. Analysis of real plant data. This course requires some background in thermodynamics. Note: credit will not be given for both CHE 5744 and ME 5744