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Fluid Energy Machines

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Fluid Energy Machines
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-Ing19
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIBASc-525-625-Ing19 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 5, optional course, general subject
WIB21-WPM-T-102 (P450-0040) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, optional course, general subject

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
WIBASc145 Physics
WIBASc165 Mathematics I
WIBASc365 English I

[updated 04.12.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert
Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Rückert

[updated 20.01.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
 - understand the different types of fluid energy machines
 - have achieved skills working with the program AMESim and modeling fluid energy machines
 - have developed an AMESim model and be able to present their simulation results

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Module content:
General principles of fluid energy machines:
 - Classification of fluid energy machines
 - Flow and displacement machines
 - Definition of performance and efficiency
 - Graphical programming of fluid energy machines with AMESim
 - Modelling of cycle-processes in AMESim
 - Comparison of different plant concepts
Fans, blowers and wind mills:
 - Determination of flow
 - Impeller and speed triangle
 - Power transmission and the Euler equation
Water turbines:
 - Overview of types
 - Pelton turbine, Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine
Steam turbine and gas turbine:
 - Steam power process, heat exchangers and nozzle design (stator)
 - Gas turbine cycle, combustion chamber and heat transfer
 - Operation and construction forms
 - Degree of reaction
 - Influence of number of blades and rotor design (diameter)
 - Stroke piston pumps
 - Pump control and parallel operation modes
 - Pumps and circulation piston compressors
 - Gear pumps
Thermal piston machines:
 - One- and multistage compressors
 - Steam engine
 - Combustion engine

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Teaching methods/Media:
Teaching methods and media:
 - Lecture with video projector and whiteboard
 - Simulation exercises in pc-pool with AMESim

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Recommended or required reading:
 - AMESim can be obtained by students free of charge from LMS (Siemens)

[updated 14.03.2018]
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