Recent Submissions

  • Simulation and control of hydro power plants 

    Splavska, Valentyna (Master thesis, 2017)
    Sustainable energy development implies meeting the energy needs of the future without jeopardizing the life quality of the planet. To achieve these goals is possible by gradually replacement in energy production profile ...
  • Experimental measurements of diesel spray in an inert gas generator 

    Weber, Lena Dyveke (Master thesis, 2017)
    A 90° Y-jet atomizing nozzle with 3 bores was experimentally tested in a science facility at University College of Southeast Norway. The nozzle is producing a diesel fuel spray for a pilot flame in an IGG system for marine ...
  • Modelling and Control of Two Degrees of Freedom Helicopter Model 

    Nilsen, Sondre (Master thesis, 2017)
    USN has built multiple two degrees of freedom helicopters models that are to be used in various courses at USN to expand the knowledge of modeling and control. The helicopter model is a highly unstable system, making it a ...
  • Flame length measurements of hydrogen jets 

    Løvaasen, Nora (Master thesis, 2017)
    The use of hydrogen is increasing rapidly and the research on hydrogen safety must follow. The implementation of hydrogen filling stations and cars are steadily on the rise. In the case of a leakage the hydrogen will most ...
  • Improved flow management of Lake Toke 

    Kvam, Kristian D. (Master thesis, 2017)
    The Telemark University College (TUC) Flood server is an advisory system that assist in the regulation of the flood gates at Dalsfos hydroelectric dam. A large flood in September 2015 revealed that the model and data storage ...
  • Li-ion battery safety 

    Johnsplass, Jonathan (Master thesis, 2017)
    The aim of this thesis was two folded: Numerically compute the combustion properties of the discharge materials from lithium-ion batteries, and experimentally measure the properties, at a test rig, by overheating lithium-ion ...
  • Closed Loop transient response System Identification 

    Abass, Abass Mwadini (Master thesis, 2017)
    Closed-loop Transient step response analysis SID technique is known for its simplicity and effectiveness in accommodating practical constraints and operational restrictions of particular system, and thus giving customized ...
  • Experimental Study of Catalysis in Plastic Pyrolysis 

    Anene, Azubuike Francis (Master thesis, 2017)
    In this study, thermal and catalytic pyrolysis of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), low-density polyethylene (LDPE), polypropylene (PP) and mixtures of LDPE/PP plastics were carried out in a batch autoclave reactor at 460 ...
  • CFD Validation of transient subsea gas plume model 

    Kim, Taewook (Master thesis, 2017)
    Subsea gas blowouts are often a significant risk contributor to offshore installations. It is important to understand plume that is created by the blowout. Different plume models were investigated. CFD model in ANSYS Fluent ...
  • Embryo research of a reactor to produce CO2 hydrates 

    Hashemi, Sayed Ebrahim (Master thesis, 2017)
    The potential applications of carbon dioxide hydrate have attracted many interests over the past decade. CO2 transmission in the form of hydrate is an alternative way of transportation in CCS chain, however, the CO2 hydrate ...
  • Heat transfer mechanisms in MV load break switches 

    Øygarden, Stein (Master thesis, 2017)
    This report is part of an ongoing research project between University college of Southeast Norway and ABB Power product division. This report focuses on the heat transfer from two load break switch (LBS), normally used in ...
  • Process simulation of plastic waste to environmental friendly fuel 

    Andersen, Marius (Master thesis, 2017)
    The amount of plastic waste that needs to be taken care of increases every year. While much of it is recycled, a substantial amount cannot be recycled and is landfilled. This master thesis has been focused on an alternative ...
  • Comparison of CO2 dehydration processes after CO2 capture 

    Okoli, Kenneth Ikechukwu (Master thesis, 2017)
    This study compares two conventional methods of CO2 dehydration processes after CO2 capture and its suitability of use. The methods are Triethylene Glycol (TEG) absorption and 3A Molecular sieve adsorption. Chapter 1 and ...
  • Diffusion of CO2 through polymer membranes 

    Olsen, Chatrine Hogseth (Master thesis, 2017)
    Food industry use polymers as packaging to protect and maintain high quality and freshness of the product during distribution and storage. Polymers are permeable for gases like O2, CO2 and water vapor. Simulation models ...
  • Wave Front Tracking using Template Matching and Segmented Regression 

    Siljan, Eirik (Master thesis, 2017)
    The Combustion, Process Safety and Explosions research group at USN has collaborated with California Institute of Technology ( Calttech) and has produced high-speed videos of shock wave fronts. These videos require a ...
  • Characterization of Ultrasonic Waves in various Drilling Fluids 

    Mozie, Kenneth Nonso (Master thesis, 2017)
    The aim of this master thesis is to characterize ultrasonic wave propagation in different mud samples with respect to propagation distance using three different transducers frequency, this is expected to be an introduction ...
  • Waste heat availability in the raw meal department of a cement plant 

    Amarasinghe, Widuramina Sameendranath (Master thesis, 2017)
    The main aim of this study was to find out the available heat of the exhaust gas stream that is bypassed through the raw meal department at Norcem Brevik cement plant, Norway which produces about 1 million ton of clinker ...
  • Microbial catalysis of syngas fermentation into biofuels precursors - An experimental approach 

    Rai, Pratap Jung (Master thesis, 2017)
    Search for environment-friendly sustainable energy sources is of global interest due to continuous depletion of fossil fuels resources and excessive carbon dioxide emissions. Syngas fermentation is one of the promising ...
  • Modelling and simulation of syngas fermentation for the production of biofuels precursors 

    Kravchuk, Rostyslav (Master thesis, 2017)
    Production of acetic acid and ethanol by syngas fermentation process could be an alternative way of biofuel production, and is therefore of interest to study. In accordance to literature review, gas fermentation process ...
  • Near-well simulations and modelling of oil production from reservoir 

    Timsina, Ramesh (Master thesis, 2017)
    One of the major challenges that the oil industry faces today is water breakthrough and high production of water from mature oil fields. Early water breakthrough can occur due to high frictional pressure drop in the well ...

View more