Courses & Units

Renewable and Sustainable Energy ENG433

Hobart

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

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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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

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031301 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,798.0

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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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