Energy systems 420

Module code ENR 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module consists of four parts: Energy system basics, solar energy systems, energy system modelling and optimisation, and advanced applications of energy systems. The first part (energy system basics) will include basic power and energy calculation, electricity tariffs, energy efficiency and the energy audit. The third part, energy system modelling and optimisation includes the general modelling processes and optimisation basics, linear programming and Matlab applications in energy optimisation. The last part on advanced applications of energy systems will be dynamically updated to cater for the national needs and international trends in energy efficiency and the topics covered can be energy management for any one or more of the commercial, industrial, residential or transport energy systems.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Electrical, Electronic and Com
Period of presentation Semester 2

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