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To provide an understanding of the physical principles, technologies and systems associated with renewable energy generation from wind and marine 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.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The 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.
Wind turbine technologies
Installation and environmental impact
Marine energy I: tidal power
Tidal power generation technologies
Current projects and potential projects
Marine energy II: wave energy
Wave energy technologies
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st attempt: Three hour written examination (70%); plus essay (30%).
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.
There are no assessments for this course.