To enable students to undertake critical evaluation of energy use, energy efficiency and alternative sources of energy for specific engineering applications.
- 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.
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.