MG7022 – Energy Engineering

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Module code
MG7022
Module title
Energy Engineering
Prescription
To enable students to undertake critical evaluation of energy use, energy efficiency and alternative sources of energy for specific engineering applications.
Programmes
  • EN1801
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Discuss and compare various types of energy resources and the principles for converting from one form to another.

2.Analyse and evaluate energy use over the lifecycle of a product or project.

3.Collect data from thermodynamic systems and evaluate the performance of the system.

4.Evaluate the global considerations of energy production, management and conservation including the environmental and economic impact of common fuels.
Content

Energy resources.
Conversion and management.
Analysis of energy use.
Data acquisition techniques and processes.
Energy conservation in industrial, commercial and residential sectors.
Advanced power cycles and thermal system modelling.
Fuels and combustion.
Environmental aspects and global trends.
Energy management case study.