CME3110 : Renewable Energy Technologies
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Cindy Lee
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Singapore
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
The aim of this module is to provide students with knowledge of the range of renewable energy technologies that are currently available.
Special attention given to renewable resources available in Singapore and the development of renewable energy technologies in Singapore.
Outline Of Syllabus
Solar photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Energy.
Wind Energy and Wind turbine design.
Biomass resources for energy generation.
Biomass energy generation technologies: biomass heat, gasification, anaerobic digestion.
Biofuel technologies, waste to energy development.
Biomass Conversion to Chemicals.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||24||1:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||1:50||1:50||Exam and presentation|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||12:00||12:00||Exam revision|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||24:00||24:00||Essay assignment and presentation|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||Seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||26:10||26:10||Review lecture material, prepare for small group teaching|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures introduce basic knowledge and techniques.
The seminars allow students to discuss/debate issues, reinforcing ideas and acquired knowledge as well as develop communications skills.
The essay assignment plus presentation develop ability to research a topic and to present the results in written form as well as orally.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||40||Group report Assignment (max 1000 words per student)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Key knowledge is assessed by formal examination.
Understanding of renewable energy technologies is assessed by an essay and oral presentation on a topical issue.