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SEE718 - Renewable Energy Systems

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Enamul Haque





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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hours Laboratory work or project work per week. Students are required to attend and participate in laboratory-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester (Week 7).

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1 hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hours of laboratory and project work per week (recordings provided). Students are required to attend and participate in laboratory-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (Week 7).


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.


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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