Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Cryogenics: definition and applications. Properties of materials at low temperatures, storage systems for liquid cryogens, refrigeration and liquefaction cycles. Bulk and mobile storage systems for hydrogen and natural gas. Overview of gas expansion cycles - Linde, Claude, hybrid - with a focus on natural gas and hydrogen liquefaction. Regenerative cycles, magnetic refrigeration, regenerator analysis.
Prerequisites: 390, 395.
Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.