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.
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Prerequisites: Basic Electrical knowledge, such as covered by H61IAL, MM1EM1, K12EBE or equivalent.
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.
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:
|Exam 1||70||Two Hour Paper. The examination will be based on the whole of the course.|
|Coursework 1||30||Sustainable energy case study: A written report.|
Dr A Williams
This module will enable students to analyse resources and conversion technologies for generating electricity from a range of renewable and sustainable energy types and systems.
By the end of the module students should be able to:
Offering School: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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