Flow Machines


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the modules Fundamental energy system physics and topology, Thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics and Modelling of thermal systems or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge about single and multi-stage flow machinery
  • Have knowledge about fundamental fluid mechanical analysis methods
  • Be able to understand the governing mechanisms related to the abovementioned processes


  • Be able to use control volume analysis on fundamental fluid mechanical problems
  • Be able to dimension components for flow machinery


  • Have the ability to use the topic in an interdisciplinary way with other topics
  • Be able to explain the problem and the used method of solution for persons not knowledgeable in this
  • Be able to interpret the result and present the overall conclusions

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with self-study and/or study circles. Teaching is in English and/or Danish depending on the participation of international students, or if the supervisor is of foreign origin

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student.




Name of examFlow Machines
Type of exam
Oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleStrømningsmaskiner
Module codeN-EN-B6-8
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Applied Industrial Electronics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science