SEE718 - Renewable Energy Systems

Year:

2021 unit information

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

For S461 students: completion of 22 credits points

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hours Laboratory work or project work per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online laboratory workshop 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.

Unit Fee Information

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