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This course is to provide an understanding of generation from solar and geothermal sources, the associated technologies and the main technical challenges.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course examines the solar and geothermal energy industries including resources, technologies, practical implementation, development, barriers, environmental and sustainable issues. Some case studies are investigated for solar and geothermal energy projects. Students will carry out a design project to enhance their intellectual ability and transferable skills.
For students studying for the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
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.
The course will include opportunities to assess individual progress with the concepts and material being delivered via continuous assessment exercises. Feedback will be given over the course during the tutorial sessions.
Marked submissions (typically via MyAberdeen) will be returned to the students promptly, including feedback on the laboratory exercises. Whole-class feedback and solutions to past assignment or exams are provided via MyAberdeen.