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SEE208 - Modern Power Generation Systems Design

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

2017 is the final offering of this unit

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

Shama Islam

Prerequisite:

Must have completed 6 credit points of study

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour studio per week.  All students must attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in project-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

Renewable energy sources including solar and wind energies are becoming more important than ever due to increasing energy demand, dwindling oil and gas supplies, increasing pollution levels in the atmosphere and the associated global warming effects. An overview of the different energy sources will be covered and through laboratory and project work the characteristics of solar energy and wind energy will be further investigated.

Assessment

Group project proposal 20%, progress demonstration 15%, group oral presentation 15%, peer assessment by groups 10%, portfolio 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, all students must achieve a minimum of 50% on the combined project proposal and portfolio mark.

Unit Fee Information

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