Catalogue of Modules, University of Nottingham

H63REN Renewable Generation Technologies
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 10

Level: Level 3

Target Students:  Available to 3rd Year Undergraduate Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems students; MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering + MEng Mechanical Engineering (Sustainability).  Available to JYA/Erasmus students.

Taught Semesters:

Spring Assessed by end of Spring Semester 

Prerequisites: Basic Electrical knowledge, such as covered by H61IAL, MM1EM1, K12EBE or equivalent.

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  

This module covers the analysis and design of renewable and sustainable energy systems. It covers the various types of renewable energy and the resources available. It uses an understanding of the physical principles of various types of energy resources in order to develop analytical models which can be applied to the design of renewable energy systems, including energy conversion and storage, especially for electrical power generation.

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