- Code ENGN4516
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Engineering
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:1. Explain the current status of global available energy resources and assess their trends and potential.
2. Thermodynamically calculate energy conversion efficiencies for fossil fuels and all proposed renewable energy technologies.
3. Describe for each technology the size of the technical resource, capacity for integration with the grid, costs and broader contextual issues.
4. Calculate the levelised cost of electricity for any energy technology, and explain the caveats of the method.
5. Develop the ability to ask insightful open questions, with an emphasis on quantifiability, normalised numbers, and the use of appropriate units
6. Explain the interaction between energy sources, energy efficiency measures, storage technologies and present/future demand patterns of electricity.
7. Develop a personal, quantified, well-argued view of possible energy futures.
Professional Skills Mapping:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
Major project (40% total)
Questions Portfolio (20%)
Letter to Minister (10%)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1986||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|