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ENPG22001 Power Plant Chemistry

Course details

Power Plant Chemistry provides students with a comprehensive overview of the role of water in a modern coal-fired power station, with particular emphasis on the chemistry of the Unit Cycle. Topics covered include: chemistry of the unit cycle fluid; chemical cleaning; unit cycle water treatment processes; cooling water chemistry (including stator cooling systems, closed cooling systems, open recirculating cooling towers and open once-through cooling systems); power plant chemical monitoring instrumentation. Students will gain the capacity to develop and evaluate operational methods, identify failure mechanisms and specify remedial treatments.


Course at a glance
Career: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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2012 Term One FLEX
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