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ENE3048

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

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.

Assessment

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.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Gavin Mudd

Contact hours

3 hours lectures and 3 hours laboratory and practice classes, and 6 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites

Must have passed 72 credit points

Prohibitions

ECE3051, ECE3502, ECE4053, ECE4503