Energy Resources (GEO150)
This course is about the various energy resources required for providing the modern society energy needs and climate goals.
Course description for study year 2022-2023
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K1: The candidate has an understanding of the different units of energy.
K2: The candidate has an understanding of the different types of energy resources (renewable and non-renewable), the potentials of the different energy sources, and their economic and environmental impacts.
K3: The candidate has an understanding of energy systems and optimization of the energy combination for sustainable development.
R4: The candidate is able to understand the economics of energy and sustainability, and energy return on investments.
F1: The candidate is able to calculate the value of energy resources in relation to volume, production rates, current and future energy needs, environmental management and climate change.
F2: The candidate is able to coordinate information to evaluate financial outcomes from scenarios with different energy combinations.
F3: The candidate has the background to be able to deal with energy resources, energy needs, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change policy.
G1: The candidate is able to evaluate and communicate the distribution and economic potential of the earth's energy resources (renewable and non-renewable), and their roles in an increasing energy need and requirements for a sustainable development of the environment.
G2: The candidate is able to communicate technical information in an efficient and objective way for different user and interest groups in order to achieve an optimal use of energy resources for society and climate.
Required prerequisite knowledge
GEO100 Earth, Energy and Climate, MAT100 Mathematical Methods 1
BIP330 Geology, ÅMA100 Mathematical methods 1
Folder evaluation and written exam
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Folder evaluation||3/5||Letter grades||All|
|Written exam||2/5||4 Hours||Letter grades||None permitted|
The course has a continuous assessment consisting of one portfolio and one final exam. Both the Portfolio and exam must be passed in order to pass the course.The Portfolio contains two reports. The grade of the Portfolio is not given until all the reports have been assessed and the folder as a whole graded. For the Portfolio, there are no resit possibilities. A continuation exam is offered the following semester for students who fail the final exam.