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Degree Programme in Energy Engineering

Degree:
Bachelor of Engineering

Degree title:
Insinööri (AMK), Bachelor of Engineering

Credits:
240 ects

Energy engineering, full-time studies
Energy engineering, full-time studies
Energy engineering, full-time studies
Energy engineering, full-time studies
Energy engineering, full-time studies
Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Lassi Salminen
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Lassi Salminen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to use plant design software to model plants, piping and equipment and are able to generate manufacturing drawings from them.
You know the basics of plant engineering
You know the basics of piping desing
You know how to read PI-Diagrams

Content

How to use 3D plant design software?
How to do plant engineering?
How to do piping design?
How to read PI-diagrams?
What do piping classes mean?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Lassi Salminen
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Lassi Salminen

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to use plant design software to model plants, piping and equipment and are able to generate manufacturing drawings from them.
You know the basics of plant engineering
You know the basics of piping desing
You know how to read PI-Diagrams

Content

How to use 3D plant design software?
How to do plant engineering?
How to do piping design?
How to read PI-diagrams?
What do piping classes mean?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

14.03.2023 - 31.03.2023

Timing

02.05.2023 - 31.07.2023

Credits

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this course:
- you know technology companies and develop your job search skills so you can apply for internships / jobs at companies
- you know the rules and skills needed in the working world and you can be a member of the work community
- you deepen what you have learned in theory and know how to put your knowledge into practice when needed
- internships help you to make the right choices in your studies and career
- internships prepare you for your career in the engineering profession and you know how to take responsibility in the workplace

Content

job search skills
work rules and skills
deepening skills already learned
career paths

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tarmo Ahvenainen
Responsible person

Tarmo Ahvenainen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to actively use the basic professional vocabulary of your field.
You are able to look for information in English in professional sources and apply it in different study and work related communication situations.
You are able to communicate in English in various spoken and written situations in your professional field at the European level B2.

Content

What professional vocabulary is essential in your professional field?
How to look for information in professional sources in English and how to apply this information?
How to interact in spoken communication situations in English and how to draw up texts in English for professional purposes?
How to communicate in study-related situations and work communities in English?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B1.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B2.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level C1.

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in English, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 31.03.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
  • roo.sv
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marie Laaksonen
Responsible person

Marie Laaksonen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to communicate in spoken and written situations in your own field.
You are familiar with the terminology of your field and able to communicate in Swedish in professional situations.

The objectives are based on the Common European Framework of Languages, level B1 and Government Decree 1129/2014.

After completing the course with the grade of 3, you are able to:
- understand clear standard and work-related speech.
- use basic structures reasonably well both in spoken and written situations.
- speak relatively fluently so that occasional mistakes in pronunciation or prosody do not lead to misunderstanding.
- describe your education and work experience for example when applying for a job.
- describe and discuss key issues of your professional field (eg. the operation, products, processes or services of companies and/or organizations).

Content

How do you use Swedish vocabulary related to education, work environment and workplace duties?
How do you use Swedish in different communicative situations of working life, for example in emails, telephoning and meetings?
How do you use the basic professional vocabulary required in your field and operational environment?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in Swedish, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 04.11.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
  • Merja Mäkelä
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
- explain the layers of the OSI network model and describe the role of main protocols used in communication networks
- present the arrangement and components of a process control system used in a process plant
- design and configure simple automation networks and fieldbus applications
- program and commission instrumentation and motor loops of power plant automation.

Content

How do communication standards, cloud services and the Internet of Things (IoT) affect industrial networks and the development of digitalization in industrial applications?
How is a measurement signal transferred from a sensor to a remote control room of a power plant, or a command signal from an operator to a controlled actuator?
Which hardware and software tools do you need to be able to connect a smart level transmitter to an available control system?
How are you able to improve the safety of power production using programmed forced control and redundancy?

Materials

- Learn
- Learning Environment for Papermaking and Automation, KnowPap, AEL ja Prowledge 2015.
- Learning Environment for Chemical Pulping and Automation, KnowPulp, AEL ja Prowledge 2015.
- https://www.valmet.com/
- https://www.siemens.com/global/en.html
- https://www.honeywell.com/en-us/industries/industrial-manufacturing
- https://new.abb.com/uk
- ValmetDNA manuals, Valmet Automation 2011 - 2012.
- DNAuse -operointiohje, Valmet Automation 2012.
- Function Block CAD -käyttöohje, Valmet Automation 2011.
- DNA Explorer -käyttöohje, Valmet Automation 2011.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
1. System Hardware
2. Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and Plant Operation
3. Automation projects
4. Fieldbuses in Connecting Instrumentation and Motor Control
5. Digitalization Progress and Internet of Things (IoT) in Automation
6. Programming applications of a distributed control system (local learning)
7. Configuration of smart field devices
After completing this course, you will be able to (local learning)
- present the arrangement and components of a process control system used in a process plant
- describe the main operation tasks and use basic HMIs in plant operations
- analyse basic automation loops based on PI diagrams, and work out system-independent functional loop descriptions and diagrams
- explain the role of main communication protocols used in industrial networks
- describe the utilization of artificial intelligence in industrial automation
- program and commission instrumentation and motor control loops for power production
- program and commission smart field devices and fieldbuses.
Which hardware components do you need for a process control system?
How is a measurement signal transferred from a measurement transmitter to a remote control room of a power plant, or a command signal from an operator to a controlled actuator?
How are you able to design measurement, open control, feedback control, on-off valve and on-off motor loops independently for a process control system?
How are you able to connect smart instruments and motor control units using industrial fieldbus cables and protocols?
How do communication standards, cloud services and IoT affect industrial networks and the development of digitalization in industrial applications?
How do we implement measurement, open control, feedback control, on-off valve and on-off motor loops in a process control system?
How do we connect in practice smart field devices to a process control system using fieldbuses?

Exam schedules

Partial exams.

Student workload

- 15 h lectures
- 25 h supervised project working
- 95 h self-study

Further information

Next prerequisite courses are recommended:
Measurement and Control Technology,
or related qualifications are required.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Students choose 5 from 7 parts.
5 partial exams, with grades 0-5
or 3 partial exams and 2 lab projects, with grades 0-5, all parts passed.

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are
Basics of electrical engineering and electronics
Measurement and control technology

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

31.10.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Merja Mäkelä
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
- explain the main phases and outputs of an automation project
- specify automation loop by loop
- analyze and design field instrumentation
- program, test and commission measurement and control applications and control room graphics of power plants
- use CAD programs and shared database and documentation programs for automation engineering
- work out a budget for an automation project.

Content

What should you do in the specification, design, implementation, installation, functional testing, validation, production and removal phases of an automation project?
How do you work out an instrumentation or motor loop description, and how is it utilized by an operator or maintenance engineer?
How do you present cabling and connections in instrumentation and electrical loop diagrams?
In which way is the design of automation applications supported by block programming?
How do you manage the engineering and maintenance of instrumentation and motor control?
Which elements make the price of an automation project?

Materials

1. Learn-materiaali.
2. Automaatiosuunnittelun prosessimalli. Yhteiset käsitteet verkottuneen suunnittelun perustana. Suomen Automaatioseura ry., Helsinki, 2007. 43 s.
3. Tommila, T., toim. Laatu automaatiossa. Suomen Automaatioseura ry. , Helsinki, 2001. 245 s.
4. Automaatiosovellusten ohjelmistokehitys. Suunnittelun työtavat, välineet ja sovellusarkkitehtuurit. Suomen Automaatioseura ry. 2005. 152 s.
5. Harju, T., Marttinen, A. Säätötekniikan koulutusmateriaali (verkkojulkaisu), Säätöpiirin virityksen perusteet (kirja). Suomen Automaatioseura ry. , Helsinki, 2000. 166 s.
6. Automaatio liiketoimintaprosessien tukena (verkkojulkaisu Suomen automaatioseura ry.), Tekesin katsaus 271, 2010.
7. SFS-ISO 14617-6 Kaavioissa käytettävät piirrosmerkit. Osa 6: Mittaus- ja ohjaustoiminnot. SFS, Helsinki, 2004.
8. SFS-EN ISO 10628 Prosessikaaviot. Yleiset ohjeet. SFS, Helsinki, 2001.
9. PSK 3601 Prosessiteollisuuden virtauskaavioiden piirrosmerkit. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 2005. 38 s.
10. PSK 5201 - PSK 5210 Instrumenttiasennusten tyyppipiirustukset. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 2003.
11. PSK 4601 Automaation hankinta. Yleiset periaatteet. käsitteet ja määritelmät. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 1996. 24 s.
12. PSK 4602 Automaation hankinta. Prosessinohjausjärjestelmä. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 1996. 11 s.
13. PSK 4603 Automaation hankinta. Instrumentointi. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 1996. 10 s.
14. PSK 7902 Teollisuuden suunnittelu. Sopimusmalli. PSK Standardisointi, Helsinki, 2005. 2 + 29 s.
15. SFS-IEC 61506 Teollisuusprosessien mittaus ja ohjaus. Sovellusohjelmiston dokumentaatio. Suomen Standar-disoimisliitto SFS, Helsinki, 1998. 121 s.
16. SFS-IEC 848 Ohjausjärjestelmien toimintodiagrammien laatiminen.
17. SFS 5098 Prosessi-instrumentoinnin piirustukset ja muut asiakirjat.
18. SFS 2972 Sähkölaitteiden kotelointiluokat.
19. Heimbürger et. al., Valvomo – Suunnittelu periaatteet ja käytännöt, Suomen automaatioseura ry., 2010, 268 s.
PSK-standardeihin on pääsy XAMK:n kirjaston verkkotietokannoista.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
After completing this course, you will be able to
• explain the main phases and outputs of an automation project
• specify automation loop by loop, or tag by tag
• analyze and design field instrumentation
• program, test and commission measurement and control applications and control room graphics of power plants
• use CAD programs and shared database and documentation programs for automation engineering
• work out a budget of an automation project.
What should you do in a specification, design, implementation, installation, functional testing, validation, production and removal phases of an automation project?
How do you work out an instrumentation or motor loop description, and how is it utilized by an operator or a maintenance engineer?
How do you present cabling and connections in instrumentation and electrical loop diagrams?
In which way is the design of automation applications supported by block programming?
How do you manage the engineering and maintenance of instrumentation and motor control?
Which elements make the price of an automation project?

Independent track:
Exam and work-related projec

Blended track:
Exam and project

Exam schedules

Partial exams.

Student workload

- 35 h live lectures and supervised project processing
- 100 h recorded lectures, and other self-study

Further information

Next prerequisite courses are recommended:
Measurement and Control Technology
Process Control Systems and Communication Networks,
or related qualifications are required.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The course is assessed based on Partial exam 1 (30 %), partial exam 2 (30 %) and a project (40 %) with grades 0-5.

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are
Measurement and control technology
Process control systems and communication networks.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 19.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

34 % Contact teaching, 66 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marika Höglund
Responsible person

Marika Höglund

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Materials

The material indicated by the teacher.
Course material in Learn.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table? How do you take advantage of Pivot actions?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Independent track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table? How do you take advantage of Pivot actions?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Blended track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table? How do you take advantage of Pivot actions?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Employer connections

There is no STUDY and working life cooperation during the course.

Exam schedules

To be announced later on the Learn platform of the course.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment criteria level 3: entry-level know-how and skills
Students are able to:
a. You can use professional vocabulary systematically.
b. You can manage the appropriate methods of information search.
c. You can idnetify intterrelated tasks.
e. You can apply the key models, methods, software and techniques of the professional field.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT19SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this study you can:
understand the responsibilities and obligations of both employee and employer
create prerequisites for the management of work
identify and develop business ideas in the energy sector
draft a business plan
market your skills or the commodities you represent

Content

What are the rules of the working life and where are they defined?
How do I plan and manage a project?
What kind of service business is needed in planning in the energy sector, maintenance, remote operation and energy audits?
What do I have to know and do when I am going to start a business?
How do I sell energy, industry products or services?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Professional Communication
Energy Economics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
- explain the most common energy conversion processes and their operating principles.
- solve energy conversion process power and efficiencies mathematically.
- apply the h, s and p, h diagrams for calculating energy conversion processes.
- explain steam turbine control methods.

Content

How do the most common energy conversion processes work:
- steam turbine
- gas turbine
- water turbine
- wind turbine
- diesel and gas engines
- ORC process
- heat pumps

How are energy conversion process power and efficiencies calculated?
How are the h, s and p, h diagrams used?
What are the steam turbine control methods?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Requires basic knowledge of energy technology, mathematics and physics (solving equations, basic units, units)
Energy production and electricity technology basics
Steam boilers

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
- explain the most common energy conversion processes and their operating principles.
- solve energy conversion process power and efficiencies mathematically.
- apply the h, s and p, h diagrams for calculating energy conversion processes.
- explain steam turbine control methods.

Content

How do the most common energy conversion processes work:
- steam turbine
- gas turbine
- water turbine
- wind turbine
- diesel and gas engines
- ORC process
- heat pumps

How are energy conversion process power and efficiencies calculated?
How are the h, s and p, h diagrams used?
What are the steam turbine control methods?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Requires basic knowledge of energy technology, mathematics and physics (solving equations, basic units, units)
Energy production and electricity technology basics
Steam boilers

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After this study you:
- understand energy economy from the perspectives of both energy consumers and producers
- can calculate the investment costs and profitability of an investment
- can determine the profitability of changing the heating method
- know the objectives and measures of energy policy.

Content

How is the price of energy formed?
What is energy efficiency?
How to calculate the profitability of an investment?
How does the electricity market work?
Why are there taxes in the price of energy?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basic of energy production and power stations
Fuels and heating systems

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this study you:
- understand energy economy from the perspectives of both energy consumers and producers
- can calculate the investment costs and profitability of an investment
- can determine the profitability of changing the heating method
- know the objectives and measures of energy policy.

Content

How is the price of energy formed?
What is energy efficiency?
How to calculate the profitability of an investment?
How does the electricity market work?
Why are there taxes in the price of energy?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basic of energy production and power stations
Fuels and heating systems

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 19.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this study you can:
• analyze the current state of use of energy and water in the building or the production plant based on historical data
• understand the content and significance of the building or production plant energy audit
• divide the consumption of energy and water of the largest groups of devices
• understand the theory at the level of issues that can typically be to improve the energy efficiency of review from the object.

Content

• Where energy and water is consumed in buildings and plants?
• What is an energy audit and what is its significance?
• What equipment and assemblies consume energy and water?
• What measures can typically improve energy efficiency?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

RD proportion (cr)

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this study you can:
• act as a member of the project team, as well as to follow the project schedules and requirements
• view the field rounds the most essential equipment and assemblies, which have an impact on energy use in energy-efficiency
• cooperate with the review from the object of liaison officers, as well as to comply with safety regulations in
• report and present the results of an energy audit work to the customer.

Content

• What is the project work?
• What is the role of an energy audit field work?
• In what way the object, assist in carrying out energy audits?
• How the project results are reported and presented the work to the subscriber?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

1. Energy Audits

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Anne Gango
Responsible person

Anne Gango

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

Part I:
You understand the atomic structure, periodic table and chemical bonding.
You understand behavior of solids, liquids and gases.
You can balance a chemical equation and performe stoichiometric calculations for example in reactions of acids and bases and in combustion reactions.

Part II:
You know chemical work safety and the warning signs of chemicals.
You know how to perform thermochemistry calculations.

Content

Part I:
How does the structure of an atom affect the chemical behavior of an element?
What information do you get from the periodic table?
How does the chemical bonding affect the behavior of matter?
What information do you get from the phase diagram and what are the gas laws?
What information do you get from the reaction equation?
How do you perform stoichiometric calculations and what are acid-base reactions and combustion reactions?

Part II:
What is chemical work safety?
How do you calculate enthalpy changes, free energy changes and entropy changes in chemical reactions?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you:
- can describe energy as a quantity as well as its forms and units
- understand the basics of both heat and electricity production and consumption
- are familiar with electrical power network structure
- understand the importance of the transfer voltages in power lines
- can describe the main electric power plant equipment.

Content

In what units is energy indicated?
What is energy and who are its users?
How is electrical energy transferred to the consumer?
Why are different voltages used in electric power transmission?
How are different electrical components related to the operation of the electrical power plants?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.02.2023 - 30.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

1 - 10

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
  • Open University of Applied Sciences
Teachers
  • Merja Mäkelä
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

After this course students are able to:
• carry out profitability calculations related to energy production, energy use, energy tariffs and the appraisal of investment.
• explain the Finnish energy policy (content, goals and implementation).
• know the past and future trends (scenarios) of energy consumption.
• calculate the price of the energy produced.

Content

Which are the key points of Finnish energy policy?
How to analyse energy consumption (past and future scenarios)?
How is energy policy implemented? What are energy resources and their adequacy?
How to utilize profitability calculations (investments, energy saving)?
What are the energy production costs of power plants and tariffs?
How to learn load duration curves? How to optimize energy production?

Materials

1. Learn materials https://learn.xamk.fi
2. Klimstra, J., Hotakainen, M., Smart power generation, Avain Publishers, Helsinki Finland, 2011, 194 p.
3. https://www.ilmastonyt.fi/opiskelemaan.html, University of Helsinki
4. https://www.motiva.fi/en/solutions, Motiva

Teaching methods

After this course students are able to:
• carry out profitability calculations related to energy production, energy use, energy tariffs and the appraisal of investment.
• explain the Finnish energy policy (content, goals and implementation).
• know the past and future trends (scenarios) of energy consumption.
• calculate the price of the energy produced.
Which are the key points of Finnish energy policy?
How to analyse energy consumption (past and future scenarios)?
How is energy policy implemented?
What are energy resources and their adequacy?
How to utilize profitability calculations (investments, energy saving)?
What are the energy production costs of power plants and tariffs?
How to learn load duration curves?
How to optimize energy production?

Scheduled track:
Scheduled lectures, a supervised video project and exam

Independent track:
Recorded lectures, a video project and exam

Blended track:
Recorded lectures, a video project and exam

Employer connections

RDI work is not included in the course.

Exam schedules

Exam in Open Learn

Student workload

The course covers 5 ECTS credits, totalling 135 hours of student work. The number of hours is theoretical and varies according to student effort.
44 h online lectures
40 h processing of video presentations
51 h self-study

Further information

This course is available for students:
-Open Studies 50 places
-CampusOnline 30 places
-Degree Students 10 places

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Activities in lecture and exercise sessions will help you to learn the basics of energy markets. The course grade consists of a personal Learn exam (70 %) and a video presentation of 1-2 persons (30 %).

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT19SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
classify equipment based on their maintenance need
select suitable measurement methods to different destinations
examine the problems that may arise in devices
make conclusions in order to maintain the best performance
use mathematics related to maintenance

Content

How is condition-based maintenance carried out?
What are the measuring methods for maintenance?
How are different problems solved by means of maintenance methods?
How does maintenance affect plant condition?
What mathematical methods can be used to analyse the maintenance data?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Anne Gango
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
  • Kirsi Hovikorpi
Responsible person

Kirsi Hovikorpi

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
- calculate the power of heat exchangers in a power plant and the efficiency of a boiler
- calculate the reactions of combustion and emissions
- explain the characteristics of the various boiler types and operating principles
- explain boiler use and operation.

Content

How is the power plant boiler efficiency calculated and how are the boiler heat exchangers designed?
What are the chemical reactions of combustion and what emissions do they form?
What is the meaning of boiler operation and real-time condition monitoring?
What are the most common boiler types?
What is meant by boiler preservation, pickling and magnetite film run?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Requires basic knowledge of energy technology, mathematics and physics (solving equations, basic units, units)

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tiina Kettunen
Responsible person

Tiina Kettunen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to solve the basic equations between quantities and modify values from one unit to another.
You are able to do the basic calculations using vector quantities and determine quantities graphically.
You are able to use the basic concepts of solids, liquids, gas, heat, electricity and wave motion in physics and in technology to solve the problems theoretically and experimentally.

Content

How to modify values from one unit to another?
How to present vectors and use vector components?
How to evaluate quantities graphically?
What are the fundamental phenomena, quantities, units, definitions and natural laws of solids, liquids, gas, heat, electricity and wave motion?
How to solve equations between quantities of physics?
How to measure physical quantities, study natural laws and write a test report?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Timo Lyytikäinen
Responsible person

Timo Lyytikäinen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to use various types of equations and systems of equations in order to solve problems.
You know the most common real functions and their characteristics.
You know the basic properties of exponential and logarithmic functions and the nature of exponential increase.
You are able to apply the methods of geometry to solve problems related to your field of study.
You know the central properties of vectors and know how to apply them.
You use the mathematical tools appropriately.
You understand and know how to calculate the mathematical applications related to your field of study.

Content

How to investigate, model and represent the interdependencies between different things?
How can you apply the problem solving skills of different equations and systems of equations to practical problems?
How to deal with the problems related to exponential growth and decrease?
How to use the geometry and vectors in order to solve problems related to your field of study?
What mathematical tools exist and how to use them?
How to solve mathematical problems related to your field of study?

Materials

Lecture notes and calculations.

Teaching methods

Final Exam.

Employer connections

This course does not include RDI and work-related cooperation.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course "Basics of engineering mathematics" or equal skills.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Timo Lyytikäinen
Responsible person

Timo Lyytikäinen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to use various types of equations and systems of equations in order to solve problems.
You know the most common real functions and their characteristics.
You know the basic properties of exponential and logarithmic functions and the nature of exponential increase.
You are able to apply the methods of geometry to solve problems related to your field of study.
You know the central properties of vectors and know how to apply them.
You use the mathematical tools appropriately.
You understand and know how to calculate the mathematical applications related to your field of study.

Content

How to investigate, model and represent the interdependencies between different things?
How can you apply the problem solving skills of different equations and systems of equations to practical problems?
How to deal with the problems related to exponential growth and decrease?
How to use the geometry and vectors in order to solve problems related to your field of study?
What mathematical tools exist and how to use them?
How to solve mathematical problems related to your field of study?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course "Basics of engineering mathematics" or equal skills.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Timo Lyytikäinen
Responsible person

Timo Lyytikäinen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the basic properties of mathematical functions and you are able to calculate limits. You use differential and integral calculus as a problem-solving tool.
You are able to form mathematical models of some of the phenomena of your professional field.
You know how to apply mathematics in your professional field.

Content

What is the limit, derivation and integration of a function? What are definition set and set of values of a function? How do you analyze the course of a function?
How can you apply differential and integral calculus in technical phenomena?
How do you solve mathematical problems of your professional field?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course ”Basics of engineering mathematics” or comprehensive knowledge of its contents is required.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
  • Merja Mäkelä
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to

identify an industrial process based on a flow chart or a PI diagram
describe basic instrumentation loops, their tags and instruments
present the process industry instruments and their working principles
explain the basic principles of electrification, cabling and grounding systems
choose and rate instruments and electric drives for different applications.

Content

How to identify different kinds of process machines and instruments in flow charts?
How to identify measurement, control, valve and motor loops and their operation principles in PI diagrams?
How to measure the temperature of a furnace, the flow and conductivity of feed water, or the level of a steam drum?
How to connect an instrument or an electric motor to a control system?
How to choose and rate an electric motor and what kind of power supply does it need?

Materials

1. Materials, instructions and assignments in Learn.
2. Joronen, T., Kovacs, J., Majanne, Y., Voimalaitosautomaatio. Suomen Automaatioseura ry 2007. 276 s. Kappaleet 3, 4, 6, 7, 8.
3. Bolton, W. Instrumentation and control systems, Elsevier, UK, 2004, 339 p.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
After completing this course, you will be able to
- identify an industrial process based on a flow chart or PI diagram
- describe basic instrumentation loops, their tags and instruments
- present basic measurement instruments and their working principles
- explain the basic principles of electrification, cabling and grounding systems
- choose and rate instruments and electric motors for different applications.
How are able to see different kinds of process machines and instruments in flow charts?
How are you able to identify measurement, control, valve and motor loops and their operation principles in PI diagrams?
How are you able to measure the temperature of a furnace, the flow and conductivity of feed water, or the level of a steam drum? How do you connect an instrument or an electric motor to a control system?
How do you choose and rate an electric motor and what kind of power supply does it need?

Independent track:
Exam and project integrated in one's own work.

Blended track:
Exam and intended training projects.

Employer connections

RDI work is not included in the course.

Student workload

Contact and online lectures 36 h
Lab projects 24 h
Self-study 75 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam (65 %) and projects (35 %), with grades 0-5, both are expected to be accepted.

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are
Energy engineering physics
Energy engineering chemistry
Basics of electrical engineering and electronics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marko Saxell
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course
you will know the basics of vibration mechanics, vibration analysis and electrical engineering.
You understand the excitation of various structures, the safety factors in measurements, and the basics of signal processing associated with vibration meters.
You will understand the importance of calibration in measurements, the criteria for selecting the sensors and the basics of the fault analysis.

Content

- basics understanding of vibration mechanics
- basics knowledge of electrical measuring technology
- knowledge of electrical measurements in maintenance
- basics knowledge of vibration analysis

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Esa Huuhtanen
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing the course, you will be able to:
identify the general structural materials of metal products
explain the general manufacturing methods of metal products
present the technical properties of structural materials for manufacturing
choose the suitable material to the target
identify the most important machine tools and hand tools of metal products
use machine tools and hand tools safely
use different welding methods safely

Content

What kind of materials are used in the structures of the metal products, machine parts and machines?
How are the metal products made?
What technical properties and processing properties are required from the production materials of the metal product and how can the properties of the metal be influenced with heat treatment?
How do I choose a suitable material for the separate targets?
What kind of tools and machine tools are used for the making of metal products?
How do I operate machine tools and tools safely?
What welding methods exist, what are their special characteristics ,and how to weld safely?

Materials

Material that is distributed in classroom and in moodle.
- Koivisto et al, Konetekniikan materiaalioppi
- Ihalainen et al, Valmistustekniikka

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Theory lectures and excercises. Mandatory laboratory excercises.

Independent track:
If you are working a company that is in the similar industry, you can make a a larger development project within your company, which is graded and replaces the excercises within the course. Additionally you have to take the tests in the course. Please contact the lecturer on the start of the course.

Exam schedules

Exams to upgrade grading must be taken within one year from the end of the course. These exams are to be taken in predetermined days, which are given in the first lecture.

Student workload

Theory + laboratory excercises (60h) Excercises to be done in home (60 h)

Further information

Participation in first classroom lecture is mandatory. If student can't participate for some good reason He/She must contact the teacher before the first lecture.
More detailed description and schedule of the course will be told in the first lecture.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved excercises and exam.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Esa Huuhtanen
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT23KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing the course, you will be able to:
identify the general structural materials of metal products
explain the general manufacturing methods of metal products
present the technical properties of structural materials for manufacturing
choose the suitable material to the target
identify the most important machine tools and hand tools of metal products
use machine tools and hand tools safely
use different welding methods safely

Content

What kind of materials are used in the structures of the metal products, machine parts and machines?
How are the metal products made?
What technical properties and processing properties are required from the production materials of the metal product and how can the properties of the metal be influenced with heat treatment?
How do I choose a suitable material for the separate targets?
What kind of tools and machine tools are used for the making of metal products?
How do I operate machine tools and tools safely?
What welding methods exist, what are their special characteristics ,and how to weld safely?

Materials

Material that is distributed in classroom and in moodle.
- Koivisto et al, Konetekniikan materiaalioppi
- Ihalainen et al, Valmistustekniikka

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Theory lectures and excercises. Mandatory laboratory excercises.

Independent track:
If you are working a company that is in the similar industry, you can make a a larger development project within your company, which is graded and replaces the excercises within the course. Additionally you have to take the tests in the course. Please contact the lecturer on the start of the course.

Exam schedules

Exams to upgrade grading must be taken within one year from the end of the course. These exams are to be taken in predetermined days, which are given in the first lecture.

Student workload

Theory + laboratory excercises (60h) Excercises to be done in home (60 h)

Further information

Participation in first classroom lecture is mandatory. If student can't participate for some good reason He/She must contact the teacher before the first lecture.
More detailed description and schedule of the course will be told in the first lecture.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved excercises and exam.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
  • Kirsi Hovikorpi
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
- explain the main operating principles in measuring and controlling levels, temperatures, pressures and flows
- realize PID controllers
- analyze the relationship of process dynamics and PID controller tuning
- realize and commission basic instrumentation and motor loops in programmable logic controllers (PLC).

Content

How to control automatically the level of a tank, the temperature of a fluid, the flow in a pipeline or the pressure of steam, and thus improve the energy efficiency of a process?
How does a PID controller compute the control signal to an actuator in a feedback control loop, and how are the tuning parameters specified?
How do differential equations and Laplace transfer function models describe process dynamics, and how are these models applied to Matlab Simulink for simulations?
How to make a program for a measurement, feedback control or pump control in a programmable logic controller (PLC)?

Materials

1. Lecture slides and other materials in Learn.
2. Harju, T., Marttinen, A., Säätöpiirin virityksen perusteet, Control CAD, Espoo 2001, 166 s. Vastaava teksti on saatavissa Suomen Automaatioseuran sivuilta.
3. Bolton, W. Instrumentation and control systems, Elsevier, UK, 2004, 339 p.
4. Learning Environment for Papermaking and Automation, KnowPap, AEL and Prowledge, 2015, Finland.
5. Learning Environment for Chemical Pulping and Automation, KnowPulp, AEL and Prowledge, 2015, Finland.
6. Sell, N. J., Process Control Fundamentals for the Pulp and Paper Industry, Tappi Press, 1995, Atlanta, USA, 612 p., ISBN 0-89852-294-3
7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programmable_logic_controller Programmable logic controller
8. S7-200 Programmable Controller, System Manual, Siemens, 2008
9. Getting started with S7-200, Manual, Siemens, 2007
10. Getting started with S7-1200, Manual, Siemens, 2009
11. http://www.automation.siemens.com/mcms/programmable-logic-controller/en/simatic-s7-controller/s7-1200/Pages/Default.aspx
12. Automaatiosovellusten ohjelmistokehitys. Suunnittelun työtavat, välineet ja sovellusarkkitehtuurit. Suomen Automaatioseura ry. 2005. 152 s.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
After completing this course, you will be able to
- explain main operating principles in measuring and controlling levels, temperatures, pressures and flows
- implement PID controllers
- analyze the relationship of process dynamics and PID controller tuning
- implement and commission basic instrumentation and motor loops in programmable logic controllers (PLC).
How are you able to control automatically the level of a tank, the temperature of a fluid, the flow in a
pipeline or the pressure of steam, and thus improve the energy efficiency of a process?
How does a PID controller compute the control signal to an actuator in a feedback control loop, and how are the tuning parameters specified?
How are you able to make program for a measurement, feedback control or pump control in a programmable logic controller (PLC)?

Independent track:
Exam and working life project.

Blended track:
Exam and RDI project

Student workload

Lectures
Lab projects
Self-study

Further information

Prerequisite courses are
1. Energiatekniikan insinöörimatematiikka 2 - Energy Engineering Mathematics 2
2. Instrumentointi ja sähköistys - Instrumentation and Electrification.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam (60 %) and laboratory projects (40 %), with grades 0-5, both are expected to be accepted.

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are:
Energy engineering mathematics 2
Instrumentation and electrification

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
  • Kirsi Hovikorpi
Responsible person

Kirsi Hovikorpi

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
- explain the main operating principles in measuring and controlling levels, temperatures, pressures and flows
- realize PID controllers
- analyze the relationship of process dynamics and PID controller tuning
- realize and commission basic instrumentation and motor loops in programmable logic controllers (PLC).

Content

How to control automatically the level of a tank, the temperature of a fluid, the flow in a pipeline or the pressure of steam, and thus improve the energy efficiency of a process?
How does a PID controller compute the control signal to an actuator in a feedback control loop, and how are the tuning parameters specified?
How do differential equations and Laplace transfer function models describe process dynamics, and how are these models applied to Matlab Simulink for simulations?
How to make a program for a measurement, feedback control or pump control in a programmable logic controller (PLC)?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are:
Energy engineering mathematics 2
Instrumentation and electrification

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

10.01.2023 - 29.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

1 - 10

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
  • Open University of Applied Sciences
Teachers
  • Merja Mäkelä
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Materials

• Literature and video materials in Learn
• Interactive exercises in Learn
• Harju, T., Marttinen, A., Säätötekniikan koulutusmateriaali, 2012
https://www.automaatioseura.fi/julkaisut-kirjakauppa/kirjakauppa/
• Learning Environment for Papermaking and Automation, KnowPap, AEL and Prowledge, 2015,
Finland.
• Learning Environment for Chemical Pulping and Automation, KnowPulp, AEL and Prowledge, 2015,
Finland.
• Bolton, W. Instrumentation and control systems, Elsevier, UK, 2004, 339 p.

Employer connections

RDI work is not included.

Student workload

The course covers 5 ECTS credits, totalling 135 hours of student work. The number of hours is theoretical and varies according to student effort.
- Scheduled live lectures and partial exams 12 h
- Self-study based on literature materials, interactive exercises and video materials in Learn 123 h.

Further information

This course is available for students:
-Open Studies 50 places
-CampusOnline 30 places
-Degree Students 10 places

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

There are four partial exams with an automatic assessment in the Learn platform. The course grade is an average of four partial exam grades.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

22.08.2022 - 31.12.2025

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You act responsibly as a student and a member of the university community.
You are able to set learning objectives, plan your study and career path, follow your progress in studies and assess your learning.
You are able to improve your working life competencies.
You know how to act according to the ethical principles of your field.
You are able to promote your skills and competencies.

Content

What is Xamk like as a study community and learning environment?
How do you create a personal study and career plan?
How do you identify your skills and competences?
How do you improve your general competences?
What are your profession and line of work like?
What ethical principles are relevant to your field?
How do you promote your competences and strengthen your skills with respect to applying for jobs?
How do you enhance continuous learning?

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 31.12.2026

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • ENKT23KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

You act responsibly as a student and a member of the university community.
You are able to set learning objectives, plan your study and career path, follow your progress in studies and assess your learning.
You are able to improve your working life competencies.
You know how to act according to the ethical principles of your field.
You are able to promote your skills and competencies.

Content

What is Xamk like as a study community and learning environment?
How do you create a personal study and career plan?
How do you identify your skills and competences?
How do you improve your general competences?
What are your profession and line of work like?
What ethical principles are relevant to your field?
How do you promote your competences and strengthen your skills with respect to applying for jobs?
How do you enhance continuous learning?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

03.10.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this study you can:
- define the required thermal power and annual thermal energy for a simple building
- understand the basics of district heating network design
- calculate heating plant thermal and fuel power for a district heating network
- examine the profitability of alternate heating methods in buildings
- examine the profitability of heat production.

Content

Why must buildings be heated?
How is thermal energy transferred in a district heating network?
Where is thermal energy used in heat production?
Which kind of fuel is used for heat production?
What is entrepreneurship in heat production?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT23KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After this study you can:
- define the required thermal power and annual thermal energy for a simple building
- understand the basics of district heating network design
- calculate heating plant thermal and fuel power for a district heating network
- examine the profitability of alternate heating methods in buildings
- examine the profitability of heat production.

Content

Why must buildings be heated?
How is thermal energy transferred in a district heating network?
Where is thermal energy used in heat production?
Which kind of fuel is used for heat production?
What is entrepreneurship in heat production?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 35

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Merja Mäkelä
Responsible person

Merja Mäkelä

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Materials

1. Learn materials.
2. Dorf, C.D., Bishop, R.H., Modern Control Systems, 10. edition or some later edition, Addison-Wesley, USA 2005, 881 s.
3. Harju, T., Marttinen, A., Säätöpiirin virityksen perusteet, Control CAD, Espoo 2001, 166 s.

Teaching methods

After completing this course, you will be able to
* derive for dynamic phenomena differential equation models based on first principles
* design and realize process experiments, analyze them and create continuous and discrete models based on sampled data
* present the arrangement and realization of multivariable control methods used in energy production and other process industries
* apply simulation and design program tools to the description of process systems.
How would you create dynamic flow balance and heat balances of a flow-through tank using differential equations for Matlab Simulink simulations
How would you realize a process experiment of a heat exchanger and work out a time-series model based on sampled data and describing heat content, using Matlab Identification Toolbox?
Why could fuzzy logic or modelpredictive control improve the quality of products or the energy efficiency of a process plant?
Why is Matlab Simulink very widely used as a basic modelling and simulation tool, and how are you able to utilize Matlab in simulations of processes?

Scheduled track:
Lectures, supervised simulation projects and computing exercises

Independent track:
Exam and project integrated in one's own work.

Blended track:
Exam and intended training projects.

Employer connections

RDI work is not included in the course.

Student workload

24 h lectures
36 h Matlab Simulink simulations and computing exercises

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam (50 %) and Matlab Simulink projects (50 %), with grades 0 - 5.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this course, you can:
Combine force systems to resultants and resolve forces into their components
Define forces that are affecting to bodies in static equilibrium
Define internal forces and moments in bodies
Analyze centers of gravity in bodies and structures
Dimension structures that are stressed by normal-, shear, bending or torsion
Dimension structures against buckling
Design structures that are resistant to fatigue

Content

How can I manipulate forces with the basic laws of mechanics?
What kind of forces affect to bodies that are in static equilibrium?
How do the forces stress components internally?
How do I form a free-body diagram?
How do I dimension structures that are stressed with various type of loading
Does the structure that I design withstand the forces that will be affecting to it?
How to select correct material regarding the stresses in the structures?
How to calculate stresses in structures?
How to communicate in the future with correct terms with structural mechanics professionals.

Materials

Mainly material that is distributed in lectures and in Moodle.
Tukeva materiaali:
Outinen: Statiikka 1&2
Salmi: Lujuusoppi

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
In lectures you will learn theory on the subject and do excercises, which are then collectively reviewed.

Independent track:
If you are working a company that is in the similar industry, you can make a a larger development project within your company, which is graded and replaces the excercises within the course. Additionally you have to take the tests in the course. Please contact the lecturer on the start of the course.

Employer connections

• “This course does not include RDI and work-related cooperation.”

Exam schedules

Exams to upgrade grading must be taken within one year from the end of the course. These exams are to be taken in predetermined days, which are given in the first lecture.

Student workload

Active participation in teaching (2h/wk) and excercises done in home (2h/wk)

Further information

Participation in first classroom lecture is mandatory. If student can't participate for some good reason He/She must contact the teacher before the first lecture.
More detailed description and schedule of the course will be told in the first lecture.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Grading will be based on the weekly excercices, that will be done in home and to midterm exam (statics) plus final exam (Strength of materials).
Alternatively one can take single paper exam (0-5)

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to use the systematic method in product development.
You know the different phases of a product development project.
You know the basics in patent law.
You are able to lead an independent equipment, plant, or process design project.

Content

What must be taken into account when applying for a patent for an invention?
What phases does a product development project include?
How to use the systematic method in product development?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

14.03.2023 - 31.03.2023

Timing

01.05.2023 - 31.08.2023

Credits

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this course:
- you know technology companies and develop your job search skills so you can apply for internships / jobs at companies
- you know the rules and skills needed in the working world and you can be a member of the work community
- you deepen what you have learned in theory and know how to put your knowledge into practice when needed
- internships help you to make the right choices in your studies and career
- internships prepare you for your career in the engineering profession and you know how to be responsibility in the workplace
- internship will also often help you with finding your thesis topic

Content

advanced internship:
-deepening skills already learned
-career paths

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

14.03.2023 - 31.03.2023

Timing

02.05.2023 - 31.08.2023

Credits

10 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After this course:
- you know technology companies and develop your job search skills so you can apply for internships / jobs at companies
- you know the rules and skills needed in the working world and you can be a member of the work community
- you deepen what you have learned in theory and know how to put your knowledge into practice when needed
- internships help you to make the right choices in your studies and career
- internships prepare you for your career in the engineering profession and you know how to be responsibility in the workplace
- internship will also often help you with finding your thesis topic

Content

advanced internship:
-deepening skills already learned
-career paths

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
- search information concerning electrical regulations and standards
- present the structure of an electrical power network, from the electric power plant to the consumer
- analyze the parameters related to power quality
- determine the reactive power compensation and harmonic filtering related equipment solutions

Content

What standards regulate electrical work?
How does the electricity transmission system work?
How to measure the quality of electricity?
Why is reactive power compensated and harmonics limited in power networks?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
- search information concerning electrical regulations and standards
- present the structure of an electrical power network, from the electric power plant to the consumer
- analyze the parameters related to power quality
- determine the reactive power compensation and harmonic filtering related equipment solutions

Content

What standards regulate electrical work?
How does the electricity transmission system work?
How to measure the quality of electricity?
Why is reactive power compensated and harmonics limited in power networks?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
take electrical safety into consideration in designing and operating with electrical circuits
analyse the electrical and electronic equipment
analyse DC and AC circuits
analyse and develop electrical circuits.

Content

How to consider electrical safety in circuits?
What are the most common operating principles of electrical and electronic equipment?
How to analyze and synthesize DC and AC circuits?
How to make electronic circuit connections?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

12 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tiina Kettunen
Responsible person

Tiina Kettunen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Anne Gango
Responsible person

Anne Gango

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 01.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Henry Lähteenmäki
Responsible person

Henry Lähteenmäki

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

You know how to calculate using different mathematical relations.
You are able to calculate using fraction numbers and relations.
You understand the concept of a function.
You know how to solve different types of first and second degree equations.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a line.
You can solve systems of linear equations in two variables.
You know how to simplify and calculate with different exponent relations.
You are able to calculate with radical expressions.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a second degree polynomial function.
You know how to calculate with polynomials and how to factor them.
You know how to solve the right hand triangles.
You are familiar with the basics of calculations related to percentages.

Content

How to simplify mathematical relations?
How to calculate and simplify fraction numbers and relations?
What is the meaning of a function and its graph? What are the zeros? How to draw functions?
How to solve different linear equations?
What is the meaning of a line mathematically speaking? What are the slope and the y-intercept point?
How to solve systems of linear equations in two variables?
How to simplify exponent relations? What are the calculation rules of exponents?
How to simplify radical relations?
How to solve the second-degree polynomial equation?
How to use the information about the discriminant? How to draw the parabola?
How to calculate using polynomials? How to factor polynomials?
How to solve right hand triangles?
How to solve problems related to percentages?

Materials

Lecture notes and calculations.

Teaching methods

Final exam.

Employer connections

This course does not include RDI and work-related cooperation.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to use CAD program basics and can create architectural and construction drawings.

Content

Core content
What are marks of drawing?
How to use basic commands in your CAD program?
How does scale influence drawing?
How does the coordinate system facilitate drawing?
How to create dimension lines in drawings?
How do I print to scale?

Complementary knowledge
How is a CAD program utilized in making wall constructions?
How to make the facades of ground plans?

Specialist knowledge
How to use facade products in facades?
How to draw the markings for a plot plan?
How to create different printouts?
How to create construction drawings?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
  • Marko Saxell
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you are able to measure required data for preventive maintenance, know the common methods used in maintenance of equipments and understand the reasons behind equipment failures

Content

You are able to measure required data for preventive maintenanceYou can use tools and methods used in industrial maintenance
You recognize different failure mechanisms of mechanical components
You Understand the theoretical basis for failures based on material technology and strength of materials.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
  • Marko Saxell
  • Kalle Tarhonen
Responsible person

Kalle Tarhonen

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After the course you are able to measure required data for preventive maintenance, know the common methods used in maintenance of equipments and understand the reasons behind equipment failures

Content

You are able to measure required data for preventive maintenanceYou can use tools and methods used in industrial maintenance
You recognize different failure mechanisms of mechanical components
You Understand the theoretical basis for failures based on material technology and strength of materials.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Timo Lyytikäinen
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to use the basic concepts of quantities and units of thermodynamics.
You are able to use the concepts of thermodynamics laws.
You know the principles of heat transfer.
You know how to apply your knowledge to different environments and systems.
You can solve the equations of thermodynamics quantities.
You are able to use mathematical methods to solve technical problems of equipments and processes.
You know how to analyze and dimension heat exchangers.

Content

What are the quantities and units of thermodynamics?
How to use the laws of thermodynamics?
What is an energy conversion process?
How to form and solve the equations of quantities of thermodynamics?
How to use numerical methods and matrices to design and dimension systems?
What are the basic principles of heat transfer?
How to dimension heat exchangers?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisities: Energy engineering physics course

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to use the basic concepts of quantities and units of thermodynamics.
You are able to use the concepts of thermodynamics laws.
You know the principles of heat transfer.
You know how to apply your knowledge to different environments and systems.
You can solve the equations of thermodynamics quantities.
You are able to use mathematical methods to solve technical problems of equipments and processes.
You know how to analyze and dimension heat exchangers.

Content

What are the quantities and units of thermodynamics?
How to use the laws of thermodynamics?
What is an energy conversion process?
How to form and solve the equations of quantities of thermodynamics?
How to use numerical methods and matrices to design and dimension systems?
What are the basic principles of heat transfer?
How to dimension heat exchangers?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisities: Energy engineering physics course

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

RD proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Leena Griinari
  • Jyri Mulari
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

Common learning outcomes (as implemented in degree programmes) 2 ECTS credits:

You know the general stages in a research and development process.
You are able to search for information in the key information environments of your own field.
You are able to read, critically evaluate and utilize the literature and research publications of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the principles of research ethics and reliability.
You are able to compose a literature review based on the materials published in your field of study and your own bachelor’s thesis following the principles of scientific communication.

Degree programme specific learning outcomes for research and development methods, 3 ECTS credits

You are familiar with the current research subjects and development needs of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the key development approaches and/or research methods and ethical principles of your own field.
You are able to report on a research or development process following the principles of professional and scientific communication.

Content

Content of common learning outcomes, 2 ECTS credits:

What are the phases into which a research and development process can be divided?
How do you find, read and critically evaluate the research data of your own field?
How do you write a literature review that utilizes reliable research data and is linked to your own field and bachelor’s thesis following the principles of ethical scientific communication?

Degree programme specific content, 3 ECTS credits

What are the key research subjects and development needs in your own field?
What are the development approaches and/or research methods in your own field and how do you apply them in practice based on the development needs of your own field?
How do you report a research or development process following the principles of ethical professional and scientific communication in your own field?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Marko Saxell
  • Esa Huuhtanen
Responsible person

Marko Saxell

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
explain the basic principles of common workplace cooperation, together with general risks and good practices
take into account the job and assignment-specific protective equipment and devices (hot works, occupational safety and first aid)
evaluate the significant shortcomings in electrical safety in the working environment
define the requirements specific to electrical work.

Content

What is a common workplace and how can accidents and occupational illnesses be prevented?
What is the practical implementation of the occupational safety organization and what kind of general instructions and safety rules are used?
How to identify electric safety defects and react to them?
When is electrical work done in live working and inspection is required?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
  • Merja Mäkelä
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
list main renewable energy sources in Finland and globally
identify the role of large-scale centralized and small-scale distributed energy production
describe the basic principles of energy production processes using renewable sources
analyze the energy efficiency of renewable sources
evaluate the importance of production methods and subsidies in a national and international context.

Content

How are photosynthesis and carbon cycle related to renewable energy?
At which level are hydro and solarpower produced in large-scale centralized and small-scale distributed energy production?
Which machinery and devices are needed to produce heat and electricity from renewable sources and waste?
How would you compute the operating efficiency of a distant-monitored solar panel or solar collector, and how would you optimize the production?
In which way do the production subsidies affect the development of production and price in Finland and in Germany, for example?

International connections

Hydrogen technology lectures and lab projects by Stralsund University of Applied Sciences.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Energy engineering mathematics 1
Basics of energy technology and power stations
Fuels and heating systems

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Jyri Mulari
  • Merja Mäkelä
  • Marko Saxell
Responsible person

Jyri Mulari

Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
list main renewable energy sources in Finland and globally
identify the role of large-scale centralized and small-scale distributed energy production
describe the basic principles of energy production processes using renewable sources
analyze the energy efficiency of renewable sources
evaluate the importance of production methods and subsidies in a national and international context.

Content

How are photosynthesis and carbon cycle related to renewable energy?
At which level are hydro and solarpower produced in large-scale centralized and small-scale distributed energy production?
Which machinery and devices are needed to produce heat and electricity from renewable sources and waste?
How would you compute the operating efficiency of a distant-monitored solar panel or solar collector, and how would you optimize the production?
In which way do the production subsidies affect the development of production and price in Finland and in Germany, for example?

International connections

Guest lectures from Stralsund University of Applied Sciences

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Energy engineering mathematics 1
Basics of energy technology and power stations
Fuels and heating systems

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
* describe the cooperation of main machinery and other process devices of a power plant
* analyze the working principles of main measurement, control, valve and motor loops in power plant processes
* present the arrangement and operation of process control systems in energy production processes
* use human machine interfaces (HMI) of process control systems
* run power plant simulators and analyze power plant processes related to them.

Content

How are fuel and air feed, combustion and flue gases, water feed, steam production and power generation functionally related to each other?
How can you affect the production of high pressure steam, the electric power of a turbine or the toxic emissions of flue gases?
What type of control systems are needed in large-scale, centralized or small-scale, distributed energy production?
How should an operator take the fuel feed into a manual mode or start a feed water pump?
How should we take care of functional safety in energy production?

Materials

Most of the material is in Learn.

Course books:
Power plant technology
Power plant automation

Teaching methods

In the work week-based pathway, students participate in instruction and supervision according to the reading order. The studies are rhythmized according to group meetings and independent learning tasks. Work-week-based instruction can also be online instruction, with lessons displayed in reading order.

In the route that speeds up studies, the student can choose studies, from the rules of procedure of another group.

Employer connections

The course does not include RDI and working life co-operation.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are
1. Power plant processes
2. Measurement and control technology

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Student groups
  • ENKT21KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
* describe the cooperation of main machinery and other process devices of a power plant
* analyze the working principles of main measurement, control, valve and motor loops in power plant processes
* present the arrangement and operation of process control systems in energy production processes
* use human machine interfaces (HMI) of process control systems
* run power plant simulators and analyze power plant processes related to them.

Content

How are fuel and air feed, combustion and flue gases, water feed, steam production and power generation functionally related to each other?
How can you affect the production of high pressure steam, the electric power of a turbine or the toxic emissions of flue gases?
What type of control systems are needed in large-scale, centralized or small-scale, distributed energy production?
How should an operator take the fuel feed into a manual mode or start a feed water pump?
How should we take care of functional safety in energy production?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are
1. Power plant processes
2. Measurement and control technology

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT19SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you will be able to
describe the cooperation of main machinery and other process devices of a power plant
analyze the working principles of main measurement, control, valve and motor loops in power plant processes
present the arrangement and operation of process control systems in energy production processes
use human machine interfaces (HMI) of process control systems
run power plant simulators and analyze power plant processes related to them.

Content

How are fuel and air feed, combustion and flue gases, water feed, steam production and power generation functionally related to each other?
How are you able to affect the production of high pressure steam, the electric power of a turbine or the toxic emissions of flue gases?
What kinds of control systems are needed in large-scale, centralized or small-scale, distributed energy production?
How should an operator take the fuel feed into a manual mode or start a feed water pump?
How should we take care of functional safety in energy production?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Prerequisite courses are:
Power Plant Processes
Measurement and Control Technology

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Leena Griinari
Responsible person

Leena Griinari

Student groups
  • ENKT22SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of interaction as part of your professional expertise and you can act appropriately in various communication situations.
You are familiar with Xamk's instructions for written assignments.
You are able to search reliable information and use it ethically.
You can express your views justifying them based on facts and use standard Finnish appropriate in each context.
You know how to write texts that meet the standards for layout, content and style required in your studies and in your own field, and use appropriate tools and forums.
You improve your interactive communication skills and manage fluently in different cooperation situations, such as meetings and negotiations.
You develop your presentation skills for professional purposes and acquire skills in giving and receiving feedback.

Content

What interaction skills are required in your own studies and in workplaces in your field?
How do you justify your views using standard Finnish?
How do you search reliable information from different sources and use it ethically?
Which written skills (genres, styles, tools) should you master both in your studies and in work assignments in your own professional field?
How do you utilize language regulations and tools in your studies and workplace communication?
Which skills do you need in presentations, meetings and negotiations?
How do you assess your own communication skills and ease your stage fright?
How do you give constructive feedback?
How do you utilize the feedback you received?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Leena Griinari
Responsible person

Leena Griinari

Student groups
  • ENKT23KM
    Energy engineering, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of interaction as part of your professional expertise and you can act appropriately in various communication situations.
You are familiar with Xamk's instructions for written assignments.
You are able to search reliable information and use it ethically.
You can express your views justifying them based on facts and use standard Finnish appropriate in each context.
You know how to write texts that meet the standards for layout, content and style required in your studies and in your own field, and use appropriate tools and forums.
You improve your interactive communication skills and manage fluently in different cooperation situations, such as meetings and negotiations.
You develop your presentation skills for professional purposes and acquire skills in giving and receiving feedback.

Content

What interaction skills are required in your own studies and in workplaces in your field?
How do you justify your views using standard Finnish?
How do you search reliable information from different sources and use it ethically?
Which written skills (genres, styles, tools) should you master both in your studies and in work assignments in your own professional field?
How do you utilize language regulations and tools in your studies and workplace communication?
Which skills do you need in presentations, meetings and negotiations?
How do you assess your own communication skills and ease your stage fright?
How do you give constructive feedback?
How do you utilize the feedback you received?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Hannu Sarvelainen
Responsible person

Hannu Sarvelainen

Student groups
  • ENKT21SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After this course you can:
- define the fluid volume flow rate, flow velocity and pressure loss in a pipe system on the basis of equations and diagrams
- choose a suitable pump for a pipe system and define the system operating point
- examine system flow control methods by throttling or VSD control (basics of affinity laws)
- solve simple mathematical problems in fluid dynamics
- examine cavitation in different systems.

Content

Why are there pressure losses in pipes?
How do pumps and fans move fluid?
How can the volume flow rate be controlled?
How can mathematics be used in fluid dynamics?
What is pump cavitation?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Fuels and heating systems
Energy engineering mathematics 1
Energy engineering mathematics 2
Energy engineering physics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Kirsi Hovikorpi
Responsible person

Kirsi Hovikorpi

Student groups
  • ENKT19SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
explain the typical power plant processes
calculate the parts of a whole power plant process, efficiencies and energy balances
explain the international INES rating
design a power plant process at a general level
identify the power plant auxiliary systems.

Content

How do the conventional powerplant work?
How do nuclear power plant processes work?
How are the power plant processes calculated?
What is the INES scale?
How are the power plant processes designed?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basics of energy production and power plant technology
Steam boilers
Energy conversion processes

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Kirsi Hovikorpi
Responsible person

Kirsi Hovikorpi

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After the course you can:
explain the typical power plant processes
calculate the parts of a whole power plant process, efficiencies and energy balances
explain the international INES rating
design a power plant process at a general level
identify the power plant auxiliary systems.

Content

How do the conventional powerplant work?
How do nuclear power plant processes work?
How are the power plant processes calculated?
What is the INES scale?
How are the power plant processes designed?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basics of energy production and power plant technology
Steam boilers
Energy conversion processes

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

16 - 28

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Teachers
  • Tuomo Pimiä
Responsible person

Tuomo Pimiä

Student groups
  • ENKT20SP
    Energy engineering, full-time studies

Objective

After completing the course, the student is able to:
- use an automation system's main features
- differentiate between the main features of power plant processes
- apply their know-how in the real power plant environment.

Content

DeltaV Automation System: Simulator operation and operation with DCS.
Power plant simulator: Various power plant operating situations such as cold start, shutdown, load change, and problem situations.

Evaluation scale

1-5