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EG551H: RENEWABLE ENERGY 3 (WIND, MARINE AND HYDRO) (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:04


Course Overview

This course is to provide an understanding of the physical principles, technologies and systems associated with renewable energy generation from wind, marine and hydro sources. To provide an understanding of the position of these sources of energy  in the current and future global energy requirements and the technical challenges in meeting the future energy demand.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nina Nikora

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Programme Level 5

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course examines the renewable energy industries involving wind, hydro and marine (tidal and wave) including resources, physical principles, technologies, environmental considerations and impact, integration into the grid, commercial development, and future challenges facing the industries.

Further Information & Notes

For students studying for the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Independent Subject Study In Renewable Energy
  • MSc Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En

Contact Teaching Time

46 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: Three hour written examination (70%); plus continuous assessment (30%).

Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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