Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
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ÅA4502 Refrigeration 4 ECTS
Organised by
Biotechnology (tech. field)
Person in charge
Zevenhoven Ron (Åbo Akademi)

General description

This course is taught at Åbo Akademi every second year. Next time in Nov/Dec 2014. More details about this course are available at Åbo Akademi's MinPlan system.

Learning outcomes

To introduce principle of refrigeration and to give the student advanced knowledge and understanding of the equipment used and of the recent developments in the field of refrigeration.


Overview of several refrigeration processes: vapor-compression refrigeration processes, absorption refrigeration processes and expansion refrigeration systems. In addition thermo-electric processes, process equipment and control are introduced. Other topics: Very low temperatures, gas processing, air conditioning, cooling towers, food cooling and freezing, heat pumps, heat pipes and solar cooling.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

JOO-rights must be applied from Åbo Akademi beforehand.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Lecture notes available online.

Further information

The course is lectured every second year (autums of even years). JOO-rights must be applied from Åbo Akademi beforehand.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules