SEE718 - Renewable Energy Systems

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Enamul Haque

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hours Laboratory work or project work per week.

Content

The aim of this unit is to provide students with sufficient knowledge about renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar, hydro, tidal, geo-thermal and biomass. Wind and photovoltaic energy systems will be covered in detail. Students will be introduced with distributed generation, micro grid system and energy storage system. Power electronic converters and controllers for wind and photovoltaic power generation systems will be covered in this unit. Students will be able to practice their design skills in renewable energy systems thorough modelling and implementation.

Assessment

Topic tests (2 x 20% each) 40%, 6 x laboratory reports (includes pre-laboratory quizzes) (6 x 5% each) 30%, project report 30%

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