Energy Systems and Electro Physics


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have knowledge and understanding within energy engineering concepts such as electricity production from sun, wind, wave, heat and waste to renewable fuels and electricity
  • Have knowledge of and understanding of overall energy concepts and energy and heat balances and simple energy calculations
  • Have knowledge of and understanding of the basic structure of energy systems and their effect on society and the environment
  • Have knowledge of major energy machines such as pumps, turbines, heat exchangers, electrolysers, electrical machines and generators and their functions
  • Have knowledge of the basic aspects used in economic and environmental assessments
  • Have knowledge of handling energy, environment and finances in relation to national and international legislation
  • Have acquired knowledge of static and quasi-static, electric and magnetic fields, capacity and inductance


  • Be able to carry out basic energy and power calculations
  • Be able to assess environmental consequences in relation to the use of different energy resources and technologies
  • Be able to set up simple economic models and methods for basic energy systems
  • Be able to analyse static and quasi-static electric and magnetic fields and their propagation
  • Be able to use electro physics to determine electrical resistance, capacitance and inductance
  • Be able to use electro physics to calculate mechanical forces produced by electric and magnetic fields
  • Have skills withint the topics of electric current, electric and magnetic fields as well as Ampere's law, Faraday's law, Lenz's law and Maxwell's equations and ferromagnetic materials


  • Acquire the terminology for the subject area
  • Be able to identify own learning needs and structure own learning within energy systems and electro physics

Type of instruction

Lectures, possibly supported by laboratory experiments and self-study including e-learning via digital platforms, etc.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examEnergy Systems and Electro Physics
Type of exam
Oral exam
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
For more information about permitted aids, please visit the course description in Moodle.
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleEnergisystemer og elektrofysik
Module codeE-EN-B1-4DZ
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Applied Industrial Electronics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Build, Energy, Electronics and Mechanics in Esbjerg
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science