Recent Submissions

  • Cost-effective and safe oil production from existing and near-future oil fields 

    Moradi, Ali (Master thesis, 2020)
    Despite the rapid progress in the area of renewable energy, fossil fuels will remain the world’s most important energy source for the foreseeable future. Therefore, in order to meet future energy demands, increasing the ...
  • Evaluation of De-oiler Performance Using Numerical CFD Technique 

    Hariyanti, Yovita (Master thesis, 2020)
    When producing oil from the reservoir, it comes together with water, gas, sand, and other impurities. Excluding gas, all of them are unexpected waste. The water or simply called produced water is the biggest problem due ...
  • Calcination in an electrically heated bubbling fluidized bed applied in calcium looping 

    Samani, Nastaran Ahmadpour (Master thesis, 2020)
    Switching fossil fuels to green electricity as the energy source to decarbonate the raw meal in the calciner can eliminate the CO2 emissions produced through fuel combustion and also provide a basis for simple capture ...
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    Saif, Mahedi Hasan Ibna (Master thesis, 2020)
    The reject water of any wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) contains carbon dioxide (CO2) and micro-organisms. The environmental biotechnology research group of the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) is trying to ...
  • Design of a Low-Voltage High-Power DC Power Supply for Microbial Electrochemical Synthesis 

    Sundling, Vilde (Master thesis, 2020)
    This Master’s Thesis is established to design an optimal low-voltage high-power DC power supply which can feed a biochemical system consisting of a microbial electrolysis cell, which further is connected to an existing ...
  • Thermal model parameter estimation of a hydroelectric generator using machine learning 

    Melfald, Emil (Master thesis, 2020)
    The synchronous generator have a central role in the power system, and is governed by multi-physics behaviour. A digital twin of the synchronous generator can lead to more efficient utilization in a more safe and reliable ...
  • Utilization of excess heat from data centers. 

    Sharfuddin, Mohammad (Master thesis, 2020)
    Digitalization has influenced the rapid growth of data centers around the world. The advancement of IT and telecommunication also played a vital role in is this expansion of data centers. Data centers facilitate the ...
  • Bidirectional Power Transfer between Grid and Electric Vehicle Batteries 

    Habte, Okbe Kifle (Master thesis, 2020)
    In the last decades, the significant growth of electric vehicle (EV) is promising an alternative to solve the concern about fossil fuel and global warming. However, as the number of EVs increasing significantly, it can ...
  • Assessment of CFD methods in predicting flow regime and pressure gradient in two phase gas-liquid vertical flow 

    Pouladi, Navid (Master thesis, 2020)
    Available tools for dealing with multi-phase flows are not effective with complex geometries such as process piping with combination of horizontal and vertical pipes, bends and valves. However, rapid development of ...
  • Computational modeling of fluidized bed behavior with agglomerates. 

    Jakobsen, Krister (Master thesis, 2020)
    The transition towards the use of more renewable energy is an essential subject for the imminent climate crisis. Biomass can be converted into syngas in a gasification process. The formation of agglomerates in a Bubbling ...
  • Modelling and evaluating of Compressed Air Energy Storage System 

    Heitmann, Marianne Fjellestad (Master thesis, 2020)
    With the worldwide increase on the use of renewable energy, efficient energy storage is needed to include intermittent renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar energy. One of the energy storage technologies that ...
  • Simulation of Hydrogen Tank Refuelling 

    Mojarrad, Masih (Master thesis, 2020)
    As an alternative to fossil fuels and as a sustainable energy carrier, there are considerable interestsin investigating hydrogen. Hence, it seems significant to evaluate the behavior of hydrogen in refueling or storing. ...
  • State Space Model Based PID Controller Tuning 

    Solvang, Preben Sandve (Master thesis, 2019)
    Advances in digital computing over the last years have resulted in new and powerful tools for obtaining process models. An example of such a tool is the dsr toolbox, which gives a state space model based on measured ...
  • Dispersion of hydrogen in confined spaces 

    Ibrahim, Osama Kabbashi M. (Master thesis, 2019)
    Usage of hydrogen as fuel gives rise to possible accidental risks due to leakage and dispersion. The highest risk from hydrogen leak is the formation of a large volume of the hydrogen-air mixture, which could be ignited ...
  • Improving the design of MV load-break switch contacts 

    Thøgersen, Espen (Master thesis, 2019)
    The breaking of currents either during maintenance, faults, or overload is common in load-break switches. Because switches are usually placed before critical installations it is important that their designs implementations ...
  • Online monitoring and visualizing of a generator’s capability with Simulink 

    Khadka, Prabesh (Master thesis, 2019)
    The power systems today are becoming more larger, complex and are operating closer to their security and stability limits particularly due to an increase in load demands and number of environmental concerns. Voltage ...
  • Model Fittng and State Estimation for Thermal Model of Synchronous Generator 

    Pandey, Madhusudhan (Master thesis, 2019)
    The power factor of a synchronous generator, in a European hydropower generation, is constrained to [0.85, 0.95], and for Norway, it is generally below 0.86. A higher power factor means more exploited power (active power), ...
  • Process simulation of CO2 absorption at TCM Mongstad 

    Fagerheim, Sofie (Master thesis, 2019)
    Developing robust and predictable process simulation tools for CO2 capture is important for improving carbon capture technology and reduce man made CO2 emissions. In this thesis, five different scenarios of experimental ...
  • Modeling of building occupation using motion sensor data 

    Martinsen, Jørund (Master thesis, 2019)
    As SMART house technology has emerged, the need to estimate position of residents has been important for several cases. In this project, a model of PIR sensor data is presented. The model should be able to predict ...
  • Influence of thermal radiation in MV switchgear 

    Gløsmyr, Tonje (Master thesis, 2019)
    When developing MV switchgear units it is important that the finalized product is within IEC maximum temperature rise limit. When a switchgear unit is developed it is continuously tested until it meets the requirements, ...

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