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Unit details

SEE208 - Modern Power Generation Systems Design

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Aman Maung Than Oo

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 practical per week. Students must attend and participate in compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.

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

Research assignment 30%, laboratory work 40%, class tests 30%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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