Energy, Energy Technologies, and Energy System Integration (PET515)
This course gives the students basic insights into what energy is, how it is measured, different types of energy that exists and various energy conversion technologies. It then moves on to present various energy technologies and the deficiencies of different energy technologies (fossil and non-fossil based) and the challenges the current shortcomings present for a transition to a low carbon society.
Course description for study year 2022-2023
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At the end of the course the students shall have:
- Basic knowledge of energy and energy forms
- Knowledge of different energy technologies
- Knowledge of the challenges of different energy technologies in relation to the environment
- Knowledge of energy system integration
- Students should be able to apply the insights on energy and energy technologies to assess various energy solutions
- Students should be able to critically assess and evaluate different energy solutions
After the course, students are expected to be able to use the knowledge in the analysis of energy systems and apply it as a transition tool towards a low carbon society.
Required prerequisite knowledge
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Written exam||1/1||3 Hours||Letter grades||None permitted|
4 mandatory assignments.
The assignments must be approved to be eligible for the final exam.