Nicolas Noiray: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2020
|Name||Prof. Dr. Nicolas Noiray|
Dep. Maschinenbau und Verf.technik
ETH Zürich, ML J 39
|Telephone||+41 44 633 80 44|
|Department||Mechanical and Process Engineering|
|151-0123-00L||Experimental Methods for Engineers||4 credits||2V + 2U||T. Rösgen, N. Noiray, H.‑M. Prasser, A. Pun, M. Tibbitt|
|Abstract||The course presents an overview of measurement tasks in engineering environments. Different concepts for the acquisition and processing of typical measurement quantities are introduced. Following an initial in-class introduction, laboratory exercises from different application areas (especially in thermofluidics and process engineering) are attended by students in small groups.|
|Objective||Introduction to various aspects of measurement techniques, with particular emphasis on thermo-fluidic applications.|
Understanding of various sensing technologies and analysis procedures.
Exposure to typical experiments, diagnostics hardware, data acquisition and processing.
Study of applications in the laboratory.
Fundamentals of scientific documentation & reporting.
|Content||In-class introduction to representative measurement techniques in the|
research areas of the participating institutes (fluid dynamics, energy technology, process engineering)
Student participation in 8-10 laboratory experiments (study groups of 3-5 students, dependent on the number of course participants and available experiments)
Lab reports for all attended experiments have to be submitted by the study groups.
A final exam evaluates the acquired knowledge individually.
|Lecture notes||Presentations, handouts and instructions are provided for each experiment.|
|Literature||Holman, J.P. "Experimental Methods for Engineers", McGraw-Hill 2001, ISBN 0-07-366055-8|
Morris, A.S. & Langari, R. "Measurement and Instrumentation", Elsevier 2011, ISBN 0-12-381960-4
Eckelmann, H. "Einführung in die Strömungsmesstechnik", Teubner 1997, ISBN 3-519-02379-2
|Prerequisites / Notice||Basic understanding in the following areas:|
- fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer
- electrical engineering / electronics
- numerical data analysis and processing (e.g. using MATLAB)
|151-0215-00L||Engineering Acoustics I||4 credits||3G||N. Noiray, B. Van Damme|
|Abstract||This course provides an introduction to acoustics. It focusses on fundamental phenomena of airborne and structure-borne sound waves. The lecture combines theoretical principles with practical insights and interpretations.|
|Objective||This course is proposed for Master and PhD students interested in getting knowledge in acoustics. Students will be able to understand, describe analytically and interpret sound generation, absorption and propagation.|
|Content||First, magnitudes characterizing sound propagation are reviewed and the constitutive equations for acoustics are derived. Then the different types of sources (monopole/dipole/quadrupole, punctual, non-compact) are introduced and linked to the noise generated by turbulent flows, coherent vortical structures or fluctuating heat release. The scattering of sound by rigid bodies is given in basic configurations. Analytical, experimental and numerical methods used to analyze sound in ducts and rooms are presented (Green functions, Galerkin expansions, Helmholtz solvers).|
The second part covers elastic wave phenomena, such as dispersion and vibration modes, in infinite and finite structures.
|Lecture notes||Handouts will be distributed during the class|
|Literature||Books will be recommended for each chapter|
|151-0293-00L||Combustion and Reactive Processes in Energy and Materials Technology||4 credits||2V + 1U + 2A||N. Noiray, K. Boulouchos, F. Ernst|
|Abstract||The students should become familiar with the fundamentals and with application examples of chemically reactive processes in energy conversion (combustion engines in particular) as well as the synthesis of new materials.|
|Objective||The students should become familiar with the fundamentals and with application examples of chemically reactive processes in energy conversion (combustion engines in particular) as well as the synthesis of new materials. The lecture is part of the focus "Energy, Flows & Processes" on the Bachelor level and is recommended as a basis for a future Master in the area of energy. It is also a facultative lecture on Master level in Energy Science and Technology and Process Engineering.|
|Content||Reaction kinetics, fuel oxidation mechanisms, premixed and diffusion laminar flames, two-phase-flows, turbulence and turbulent combustion, pollutant formation, applications in combustion engines. Synthesis of materials in flame processes: particles, pigments and nanoparticles. Fundamentals of design and optimization of flame reactors, effect of reactant mixing on product characteristics. Tailoring of products made in flame spray pyrolysis.|
|Lecture notes||No script available. Instead, material will be provided in lecture slides and the following text book (which can be downloaded for free) will be followed:|
J. Warnatz, U. Maas, R.W. Dibble, "Combustion:Physical and Chemical Fundamentals, Modeling and Simulation, Experiments, Pollutant Formation", Springer-Verlag, 1997.
Teaching language, assignments and lecture slides in English
|Literature||J. Warnatz, U. Maas, R.W. Dibble, "Combustion:Physical and Chemical Fundamentals, Modeling and Simulation, Experiments, Pollutant Formation", Springer-Verlag, 1997.|
I. Glassman, Combustion, 3rd edition, Academic Press, 1996.
|151-1053-00L||Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics||0 credits||2K||P. Jenny, R. S. Abhari, K. Boulouchos, G. Haller, C. Müller, N. Noiray, D. Poulikakos, H.‑M. Prasser, T. Rösgen, A. Steinfeld|
|Abstract||Current advanced research activities in the areas of thermo- and fluid dynamics are presented and discussed, mostly by external speakers.|
|Objective||Knowledge of advanced research in the areas of thermo- and fluid dynamics|