Heat Power Engineering
Engineering, Technology and Engineering Sciences
Ural Power Engineering Institute
Full-time: 2 years
The Master’sprogramme “Industrial Heat Power Engineering” is aimed to prepare highly-skilled engineers and specialists in the energy production sector, that provides excellent opportunities for analytical and research minds. Graduates can be employed by power plants and organizations which develop and implement, design and construct, operate and maintainheat power equipment.
The Master possesses skills and competences required to carry out scientific and investigational activities, which imply profound and strong scientific background.Curriculum and subjects taught,enable students to gain the essential toolkit ofreliable knowledge about physical and mathematical aspects, modern theoretical training and research skills. Due to the course organization, graduating students are able to continue their education as post-graduate students.
The course provides students with the ability to implement strategies learned to address major issues in energy industry likeheat generation and supply, energy production, controlling, conversion and transforming technologies.
Areas of graduates’ professional activities:
heat and nuclear power stations;
industrial heat supply systems;
small-scale power generation systems;
high- and low temperature technologies plants;
steam and hot water boilers of various implementations;
steam and gas turbines;
combine cycled plants;
power-generating units, steam-gas plants and gas-turbine installations.
compression pumps and refrigerating systems;
air conditioning plants;
accessory heating equipment;
heatand mass transfer equipment of various implementations;
using process liquids, gases, steam, melts, solid and granular materials as heat-carrying mediums for heat technology and energy conversion systems;
fuel and oil heating (cooling);
air separating equipment;
normative and technical documentation and Standardisation System;
automated process control and diagnostic systems in heat-and-power engineering and heat-process engineering;
The key points and research areas for the Master Thesis are the following:
fluidized bed combustions of solid fuels and combustible wastes;
fluidized bedgasificationand conversion of solid fuels
hydrodynamics and heat exchange at fluidized and vibrofluidized beds;
numerical modeling of heat-and-mass transfer processes.