SEE718 - Renewable Energy Systems
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465, S466, S467: completion of 18 credits points or Unit Chair approval.
For students enrolled in S550, S652, S751, S752, S756, S757, S758, S759: Nil.
For students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval.
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 5 x 2 hour practical experience (laboratory) per trimester.
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 and associated power electronic converters and control will be covered in detail. Students will also be introduced to 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 computer modelling and experimental implementation in the laboratory.
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