ENE3048 - Energy and the environment
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Energy resources, chain, and energy conversion processes; non-renewable (fossil, nuclear) and renewable (photovoltaic, wind, hydro-, biomass) sources of energy; environmental impact of electricity generation; energy storage technologies; direct and indirect energy conversion; overview of the world and Australian energy production and consumption; the future energy scenarios.
To understand: the principles of energy conversion technologies, the environmental problems associated with these technologies, alternative energy technologies the environmental benefits of these technologies, engineering and economical aspects of alternative energies.
Examination: (3 hours) 70%
Continuous assessment: 30%. Students must achieve a mark of 45% in each of these two components to achieve an overall pass grade.
3 hours lectures and 3 hours laboratory and practice classes, and 6 hours of private study per week
Must have passed 72 credit points