- One Semester or equivalent
- 60 hours face to face + Blended
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
Aims and objectives
This unit of study aims to introduce students to the underlying fundamentals as well application of various renewable and hydrogen-based energy technologies. These will be focused on solar thermal, photovoltaic, wave energy, wind energy and hydrogen production and tech principles; as well as the design of these energy systems. The unit will also equip students with engineering management principle providing the basis for the design of the energy system.
|Unit Learning Outcomes|
|On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:|
|#||Unit Learning Outcome Description|
|ULO1||Understand the astrophysical and geophysical factors affecting the calculation of renewable energy resources|
|ULO2||Calculate the output of renewable energy systems driven by geophysical fluid flows (such as wind and waves)|
|ULO3||Describe and analyse how solar thermal and photovoltaic electricity systems work including the major costs issues|
|ULO4||Analyse the thermodynamics of using solar thermal for industrial applications|
|ULO5||Evaluate hydrogen energy storage and distribution methods and develop a technoeconomic assessment of selected energy storage system|
|ULO6||Identify energy market, marketing aspects of energy, and generate a business opportunity idea in energy sector|
|ULO7||Discuss the supply and demand relationship in energy sector|
|ULO8||Analyse and interpret business performance in energy sector; including apply related optimisation methods|