Courses & Units

Renewable and Sustainable Energy ENG433

Introduction

This unit provides students with knowledge of renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, power electronics interfaces and associated control, and renewable energy system design and implementation. Students will be able to practice their design skills in renewable energy systems through modelling and implementation. The unit utilises the laboratory resources of the Centre for Renewable Energy and Power Systems (CREPS) enabling comprehensive experimental studies in renewable energy systems to be completed.

Summary

Unit name Renewable and Sustainable Energy
Unit code ENG433
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Sarah Lyden

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Design power converters and energy storage systems for renewable energy applications, including solar, wind, and hybrid systems.

2. Consider key factors of renewable energy integration, including operational issues and sustainability.

3. Derive and implement models for components of renewable energy systems such as wind turbines, hydroelectric systems and photovoltaics.

4. Communicate the results of power system design through technical reports and presentations.

5. Design and evaluate renewable energy based power systems.

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 031301

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG333

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE49`

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

Four major assessments:  laboratories (0%), in-semester test (10%), renewable energy design project (50%) and 3-hr end of semester exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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