Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Registration on MSc Energy Conversion and Management
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Prerequisites: Registration for an MSc course in the School Department of Architecture and Built Environment
Summary of Content: This module will introduce students to specific energy supply technologies for various end-use e.g. heating, refrigeration, cooling, air-conditioning and electricity. The module employs a wide range of evaluation methods to assess the technical & economic performance of the technologies. The latest regulations and policies relating to the application of energy systems will be examined where applicable.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||12 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||100||Project report 3000 words|
Professor J Darkwa
Education Aims: This module aims to develop the students' skills and knowledge in identifying energy systems for specific energy requirements and needs, and in selecting and making use of appropriate assessment methodologies to aid the sizing and appraisal of possible solutions.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and understanding of energy supply technologies for buildings, the technical, economic and environmental appraisal of these technologies and their selection
Intellectual skills in identifying and assessing appropriate energy systems for specific energy requirements and needs
Professional practical skills in sizing and appraisal techniques applied to energy supply technologies
Transferable (key) skills in the application of economic and engineering principles for analysing energy systems.
Offering School: Department of Architecture and Built Environment
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