Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc students in the Faculty of Engineering
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
|K14RE1||Renewable Energy Technology 1|
Summary of Content: This module will examine aspects of performance analysis and system design/sizing of renewable energy systems for building integration. The course provides opportunities to gain experience in issues of technology selection, system design, and installation and performance analysis of a range of renewable energy systems. The module will emphasize on solar energy technologies (photovoltaic and solar thermal systems) and small scale wind turbines.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||12 weeks||2 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Report||100||4000 word report|
Dr S Omer
Education Aims: The module will further studentsí knowledge and provide awareness on the theoretical and the practical aspects of the renewable energy technologies, including technology selection, designing/sizing, operational performance, limitation and cost analysis. The module will cover aspects of energy resource assessment, system design/sizing and performance evaluation of selected renewable energy systems for the built Environment. The module provides opportunities to develop skills on issues of renewable energy resource assessment, technology selection, system design/sizing exercise and operational performance assessment of renewable energy systems
a) Knowledge and understanding of the operation of renewable energy systems, their applications and limitations.
b) Intellectual skills in assessing renewable energy technologies for specific application at a given location.
c) Professional practical skills in designing, installing and evaluating renewable energy systems
d) Transferable (key) skills in understanding and making decision regarding the selection of specific renewable energy technology for a given application, in a given location.
Offering School: Department of Architecture and Built Environment
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