Advanced Clean Coal Technologies

10 Units

Aims to provide students with an overview of advanced clean coal technologies. The course will establish a fundamental appreciation of topics such as oxy-fuel combustion, chemical looping combustion, carbon capture and sequestration.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Engineering
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. an introduction to, thermodynamics, heat transfer, chemistry, combustion and reaction kinetics fundamentals of technologies such as oxy-fuel and chemical looping combustion.
  2. an understanding of physical and chemical processes associated with carbon capture and sequestration
  3. To establish, at an advanced level, an appreciation of fuel technology, power generation, combustion and environmental implications of clean coal technologies.
  1. An overview of combustion fundamentals
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Combustion chemistry
  • Flames
  • Power generation systems such as, gas-fired furnaces, premixed-charged engines, oil-fired furnaces, gas-turbines, direct injection engines, fixed-bed combustors, pulverised fuel combustors, and fluidised bed combustors
  1. Advanced thermodynamics and energy efficiency analysis
  2. An Introduction to conventional and clead coal technologies
  3. Oxy-fuel combustion
  4. Chemical looping combustion
  5. Carbon dioxide capture technologies
  6. Carbon dioxide sequestration
  7. Environmental impact of advanced clean coal technologies
Assumed Knowledge Chemistry, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and mathematics at BEngineering (Chemical) level
Assessment Items
  • Formal Examination: Examination: Formal
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
  • Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution
  • Project: Projects
  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL exercises
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 30 hour(s) per Week for Weeks (Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Engineering Science and Master of Engineering Science will undertake this as a short course of 6 hours of lectures and tutorials per day for 5 days.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for CHEE6200

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