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.
It is highly recommended for students to have a background in electrical machines and power electronics, or be concurrently enrolled in ENG231 - Electrical Machines and Transformers and ENG75X - Power Electronics.
|Unit name||Renewable and Sustainable Energy|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Sarah Lyden|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Design power converters and energy storage systems for renewable energy applications.
- Discuss rationales for renewable energy integration and sustainable engineering practice to guide current and future decision making in professional and public domains.
- Model components of renewable energy systems such as wind turbines, hydroelectric systems and photovoltaics using mathematical models or simulation software.
- Design renewable energy based power systems using complementary and state of the art technologies.
- Evaluate a renewable energy system design to ensure it meets relevant standards and requirements for a client.
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PrerequisitesKAA112 Engineering Circuits
2 hour workshop per week, 3 hour labs weeks 7-10.
|Assessment||Test (20%)|Portfolio (30%)|Renewable Energy System Design Project (30%)|Design Project Evaluation (10%)|Laboratory report (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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