Problem based project oriented project work in groups. The project work must be documented by a scientific paper (max. 8 pages) accompanied by a project summary report. The project summary report should elaborate the project details and conclusions. The maximum length of the summary report (report without appendices) is 50 pages, and in addition the summary report should follow the rules as laid down by the Study Board in “Procedure for Project Work”, i.e. the total number of pages must not exceed 30 + 15 × number of students in the project group. The scientific paper will be presented at a conference arranged within the Department of Energy Technology prior to the project examination. The project work should be based upon a thermal energy and process engineering system to which an optimisation, control or diagnostic system is to be set up. First, the system is to be modelled and different system identification methods can be applied to determine the parameters of the system. The system model is verified by simulations and data time series from either a real system or a laboratory set-up. Based on the model, the optimisation, control or diagnostic system is set up to improve the performance of the system, either with regard to power output, energy efficiency, life time extraction, fault detections etc. and the system should be implemented and verified experimentally. Due to special technical or scientific documentation requirements, the student documents the project work in a project report, which can be prepared individually or in a group within the project theme; however the student’s special preferences for the semester must be approved by the Study Board in advance.
Since it is a 20 ECTS project module, the work load is expected to be 600 hours for the student
|Name of exam||Optimisation, Analysis and Control of Thermal Energy and Processing Systems|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe project group should orally present the project work and scientific paper. The project group members will undergo an oral examination with internal adjudicator, based on the scientific paper and the project summary report.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies|
Project on 3rd semester Thermal Energy and Process Engineering.
The student may follow a relevant study as a guest student (30 ECTS) at another university in Denmark or abroad, see details in Moodle. However, the student's special preferences for the semester must be approved by the Study Board in advance.
|Danish title||Optimering, analyse og regulering af termiske energi- og processystemer|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Energy|
|Department||Department of Energy Technology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Science|