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Energy Environmental Engineering

1. Program Description 

The Energy Environmental Engineering program aims to train professionals in industrial and civil architectural applications of HVAC systems and various artificial environmental systems, including design, installation, commissioning, research and development. The program provides international perspective and competitiveness, a solid foundation and innovative ability, as well as outstanding leadership and teamwork abilities in engineering and management. The program lasts four years, but the learning period is also flexible. A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is awarded when a minimum of 175 total credits is achieved as required.

2. Program Duration and Credit

This is a four-year undergraduate program, which can be completed within a minimum of three years and a maximum of seven years.

A total of 121 credits are required upon the completion of the program.

3. Curriculum

Three modules of courses are offered for the program: Basic Curriculum, Essential Curriculum, and Elective Curriculum. The Basic and Essential curricula are compulsary for a Bachelor’s degree. 

The Elective Curriculum in the list includes extended disciplinary courses offered by the school into which an individual student is admitted, as well as cross disciplinary courses offered by other schools. Students can choose the extended and cross disciplinary courses according to their personal interests and career plans; however, credits should be approved by the School.

(1)Basic Curriculum

Course Code

Course

Credit

Semester

Remark

100701062101

Advanced Mathematics A(I)

6

1

 

100701062102

Advanced Mathematics A(II)

6

2

 

100701062108

linear algebra

3

3

 

100712062102

Probability theory and mathematical statistics  B

3

4

 

100010072101

Basic Physics(I)

3

2

 

100010072102

Basic Physics(II)

2

3

 

100010072103

Basic Physics Experiment(I)

0.5

2

practice course

100010072104

Basic Physics Experiment(II)

0.5

3

practice course

100010191004

Visual Basic

4

2

Including 1 practice credit

100800202201

Mechanical  Drawing B

4

1

Including 1 practice credit

100800202202

Engineering Mechanics

3

3

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202203

Engineering Practical Training B

2

3

practice course

100805202101

Introduction to Energy and Environment *

2

1

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202102

Engineering Fluid Mechanics*

3

3

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202103

Engineering Thermodynamics*

3

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202104

Heat Transfer*

3.5

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202105

Mechanical Design Basis

2

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202106

Electric and Electronics

4.5

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800202107

Principle of Automatic Control A

3

5

Including 0.5 practice credit

(2)Essential Curriculum

Course Code

Course

Credit

Semester

Remark

100805203019

Combustion Theory*

2

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203020

Principles of Energy Conversion A*

3.5

5

Including 1 practice credit

100805203021

Principles of Energy Conversion B

2

5

 

100805203022

Course Project of Energy Conversion

1

5

practice course

100805203023

Thermal Environmental Pollution Control*

3

6

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203024

Energy & Environment Testing Technology

2.5

6

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203025

Technologies of Biomass Energy utilization*

2.5

6

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203026

Energy and Resource utilization technology of Solid Wastes*

2.5

6

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203027

Energy Production Process Control

2

7

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203028

CO2 capture and Low carbon management

2

7

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805203029

Thermal System Engineering and Simulation*

2

7

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800203014

Disassembly & Assembly Practice of Thermal Equipments

1

4

practice course

100800203015

Research Innovation Training

2

6

practice course

100805203016

Energy & Environment Engineering Practice I

1

5

practice course

100805203017

Energy & Environment Engineering Practice II

1

8

practice course

100805203018

Undergraduate Thesis

4

8

practice course

(3)Elective Curriculum

Course Code

Course

Credit

Semester

Remark

100800204001

Pump and Fan

2

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100800204002

Design calculation of Heat Exchanger

2

5

Including 1 practice credit

100800204003

Fuel Gas Engineering

2

5

 

100800204004

Technology and Application of PLC

2

6

Including 1 practice credit

100800204005

High Efficient Heat Transfer Technology

1.5

5

 

100800204006

Principle of Microcomputer

2

 

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805204009

Engineering Materials B

2

4

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805204010

Electrical Equipment and Systems

2

 

 

100805204011

Heating Engineering B

2

 

 

100805204012

Power generation Technology of Gas-steam Combined Cycle

2

6

 

100805204013

Principle and Operation of Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler

2

6

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805204020

Engineering Software I

1

4

practice course

100805204021

Engineering Software II

1

5

practice course

100805204022

Water Treatment for Power Plants

2

6

 

100800204023

Principles and Technologies of Solar Energy Utilization

2

5

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805204024

Principles and Technology of Wind Power

2

5

Including 0.5 practice credit

100805204025

Engineering Thermodynamics

2

6

 

100805204026

Principles and Technology of Fuel cells

2

7

 

100805204027

Theory and Technology of Cleaner production

1.5

7

 

100805203009

Energy Management Engineering

2

7

 

100805203010

Energy Balance Test

1

7

practice course

100703082211

Basic Chemistry Experiment

1

2

practice course

100703082212

General Chemistry

3

2

 

(Note: 1. Odd-number semesters are the fall semesters and even-number semesters are the spring semesters in each academic year. 

      2. The asterisk * marks a core course.

4. Core Courses and Introductions

100805202101    Introduction to Energy and Environment     (2 cr.)

Prerequisites:   None

Introduction to Energy and Environment is an introductory course for specialty of Energy and Power Engineering (including Energy & Environment systems Engineering, Energy & Power Engineering) of Chinese universities and colleges. Energy is a material basis for human production and survival. It with materials and information has been considered to be three elements of modern social development. Energy, environmental and economy has become the common issues and common challenges in the world. It is of great significance to solve energy and environmental issues for developing national economy, raising the living standard, and stabilizing social order, etc. This course mainly lectures about background and conception of discipline, specialty characteristics of university engineering at home and aboard, characteristics of engineering education in Nanjing Normal University, graduation and employment, etc. The teaching emphasis is to let students understand the issues of energy and environment, including fundamental knowledge on energy and its utilization, environment status quo and its pollution control technologies, sustainable development of energy and environment, and so on.

Based on the course study, students can know about the basic facts on energy and environment at home and abroad, understand the program features of Energy and Power Engineering, and master the relationship of human production and living with the specialty. Moreover, students can master the method and characteristic of engineering studying. The conception of energy saving and pollution control can be trained and established. It builds a solid foundation for students who make a follow-up course study in the field of energy and power engineering.

100800202102    Engineering Fluid Mechanics     (3 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Engineering Fluid mechanics is about introduction, basic properties of fluid, hydrostatics, fluid kinematics and fluid dynamics, etc. Hydrostatics mainly studies the pressure distribution and the effect of the solid wall in the static state. Hydro-kinematics studies the fluid velocity and the streamline when the fluid stress and energy loss is not considered. Fluid dynamics studies the relation between the force and the velocity of the fluid and the acceleration of the fluid in the fluid motion. Hydrostatic introduces the pressure distribution of the fluid at rest or at relative rest, the pressure measurement, the static pressure on the plane and the surface. Fluid kinematics is mainly about flow field, streamline, velocity distribution, rotational and non rotating flow, stream function and potential function and flow net. Fluid dynamics describes the mass, energy and momentum conservation laws of incompressible fluids and compressible fluids, as well as the practical application of these laws in the internal and external flow of an object.

100800202103    Engineering Thermodynamics     (3 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Engineering Thermodynamics is a special basic course for the majors of Thermal Energy & Power Engineering, Building Environment & Equipment Engineering and Energy & Environment System Engineering. The aim of this course is to study the principles for the conversion of thermal energy and mechanic energy, and to provide a better understanding of how to use energy more efficiently. It mainly consists of four parts: thermal properties of substances, the basic theories and their applications, thermodynamic processes and thermodynamic cycles. The specific contents are listed as belows. Learning the approaches to determine thermal properties of ideal-gas, water vapor and atmospheric air. Understanding the first law and second law of thermodynamics, then grasping the energy conversion situations for various equipments and the connection between entropy augment of isolated thermal system and irreversible loss of thermal processes. Grasping the basic thermodynamics processes of ideal-gas and water vapor. Grasping the thermodynamics processes in air compressor and converging nozzles. Grasping the characteristics of various thermodynamic cycles and studying the approaches to improve their thermal efficiencies.

100800202104    Heat Transfer     (3.5 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Heat Transfer is a basic course for numbers of majors, such as Thermal energy and Power Engineering, Energy and Environment System Engineering and Building Environment and Device Engineering. The course deals with basic principles of steady heat conduction, unsteady heat conduction, convective heat transfer without phase change, convective heat transfer with phase change, radiation heat transfer and heat exchanger, etc. Learning the course, students should grasp basic theories of heat transfer, equations calculating heat transfer processes, conceptions of heat transfer and basic methods analyzing heat transfer processes.

100805203019    Combustion Theory     (2 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Combustion Theory is a core curriculum of energy and environment system engineering, thermo-Energy and power engineering and environment engineering. The content includes combustion chemical thermodynamics and chemical dynamics, physical base of combustion, ignition and combustion of mixed gas, propagation and stability of flame, premixed combustion, diffusion combustion, combustion of liquid fuel, combustion of solid fuel, formation mechanism and emission control of pollutants and the technologies of CO2 emission control, etc. Through this course, students should master the chemical thermodynamics and the chemical dynamics, and the basic knowledge and the theories of combustion process. Besides, students should master the combustion characteristics and the laws of gas, liquid and solid fuel, including form and conditions, propagation of flame, and the formation mechanism of products during combustion, etc. In addition, students should understand the basic knowledge of pollutant generation during the combustion and the latest technologies of combustion pollution control, and be able to enhance the utilizing rate of energy and reduce the emission of pollutants.

100805203020    Principles of Energy Conversion A       (3.5 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Principles of Energy Conversion A  is a major course for specialty of Energy and Power Engineering (including Energy & Environment systems Engineering, Energy & Power Engineering) of Chinese universities and colleges. It is a specialized course with characteristics of strong fundamentality, comprehensiveness and practicalness. This course has been selected as excellent course in Nanjing Normal University. Boiler is a key equipment in the field of energy utilization, and is also one of the three key equipments in thermal power plants. The course deals with basic principles and classification of energy conversion (especially thermal energy), working principle of boiler and its system configuration, fuel and its combustion calculation, heat balance of boiler unit, fuel handling and coal pulverization system, combustion equipments and clean combustion technology, boiler heating surfaces (including evaporating heating surface, superheater, reheater, economizer, and air preheater), thermal calculation of boiler furnace and heating surfaces, boiler water circulating, steam quality and working condition of boiler water, operation and adjustment of boiler, etc.

Based on the course study, students can understand the lasted development of boiler technology and research interests at home and abroad, master the basic principles and characteristics of energy conversion equipments (such as boiler), and know the basic knowledges on economic and safe operation of boiler. The abilities of analyzing and solving engineering problems and students’ innovative consciousness are also trained. It will build a solid foundation for students who deal with design, operation, commissioning, maintenance management and research of thermal energy conversion equipments.

100805203023    Thermal Environmental Pollution Control     (3 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Thermal Environmental Pollution Control is a major course for Energy & Environment systems Engineering of Chinese universities and colleges. The environmental issues from the utilization of thermal energy consisting of air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution and noise pollution are the focus of the course, which makes the course highly pertinent and widely covered. Based on the course study, students can understand the type, source and harm of the pollutions, master several sorts of dust removal technology, wet flue gas desulfurization, SCR denitration, flue gas demercuration, and CO2 capture, know the treatment and reuse of waste water, know the collection and reuse of waste solid, and know the noise control method. A foundation for students who deal with design, operation, commissioning, maintenance management and research of environmental issues should be established through the study of the course.

100805203025    Technologies of Biomass Energy utilization     (2.5 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Energy from Biomass is a professional and major core course for students majoring in Thermal Energy & Power Engineering, Building Environment & Equipment Engineering, Energy & Environment System Engineering of Chinese universities and institutes. Based on current research situation and future technical trends of biomass energy utilization, the course introduces biomass-related technologies comprehensively, including its classifications, pre-disposal, combustion, pyrolysis, gasification, liquefaction, equipments and systems employed during energy utilization pollutive emission control during energy and resource utilization. Mainly focused on energy utilization of biomass as well as equipment and system management, students can enhance their consciousness of engineering and practice innovation while their competency of analyzing and resolving real engineering problems is also upgraded. A solid basis of working with energy utilization of biomass, both in scientific research and in practical applications, can be built throughout learning this course.

100805203026    Energy and Resource utilization technology of Solid Wastes     (2.5 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Energy and Resources from Solid Waste is the major course for Energy and Environment Systems Engineering of Chinese universities and colleges. It is a specialized course with high professional, comprehensive, and practical. The current situation, regulations and management system, principles and typical technological processes of modern comprehensive treatment technology are introduced in this course roundly and systematically. The method of solid waste collection, transport and storage, the common methods and typical technological processes for solid waste compaction, crush and separation are emphatically discussed. In the case of modern comprehensive treatment technology, compost technology of organic solid waste, technologies and processes for pyrolysis, incineration and gasification of solid waste are recommended, respectively. Resources disposal techniques for waste paper, waste plastics, waste rubber, coal ash, crop straw are also emphasized. In addition, landfill technology and typical technological processes are concerned.

100805203029    Thermal System Engineering and Simulation     (2 cr.)

Prerequisites:  None

Thermal System Engineering and Simulation is a specialized course with high professional, comprehensive, and practical for Energy and Environment Systems Engineering of Chinese universities and colleges. The theoretical foundation of the thermal power conversion, main economic indicators of plant, the influence on the economic efficiency of power plants, reheat system, deaerator system, heating system, principle thermal system  and overall thermal system are introduced in this course roundly and systematically. On this basis, the thermal system extended to other industrial production, The theoretical basis and the composition of thermal equipment and systems of various typical thermodynamic system are introduced mainly. Through the study of this course, the students have a comprehensive grasp of the typical thermal system and the basic operational knowledge, master the structure, working principle and operational knowledge of the main auxiliary equipment and system, can correctly use the theory of heat and power conversion, and analyze the thermal economy of the thermal system. The students have the knowledge and ability to engage in the design, analysis and evaluation of the thermal equipment and system, and the technical reform and operation management.

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