Modelling and Analysis of Simple Energy Conversion Systems

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the project module Energy technologies or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about fundamental thermal, fluid mechanical and electrical theories and methods and their application and limitations
  • Comprehend the function of the sub-components used
  • Have knowledge and experience within laboratory work with energy conversion systems
  • Comprehend scientific methods and theories in relation to the theme of the semester

Skills

  • Be able to explain simple technical energy conversion processes
  • Be able to apply theories and methods in the project work to model sub-components and/or the total energy conversion system
  • Be able to analyse results from simulations and laboratory work under the project theme

Competences

  • Have achieved an ability to translate academic knowledge and skills in basic thermal, fluid mechanical and electrical situations to a practical problem that can be processed and to which a solution can be found
  • Have achieved an ability to engage in disciplinary and interdisciplinary field of electrical, fluid mechanical and thermal engineering

Type of instruction

Problem-based and project-oriented project work in groups.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project work, the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examModelling and Analysis of Simple Energy Conversion Systems
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination with external adjudicator based on a presentation seminar and project report.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleModellering og analyse af enkle energikonverterende systemer
Module codeN-EN-B3-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersB

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy Technology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science