CME8019 : Energy Management
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Miss Sharon Joyce
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To give students an appreciation of energy, its generation and the drivers behind the management. To demonstrate tools and techniques for advanced energy management and control to reduce environmental impact. Cost/benefit and environmental assessment of renewables and energy efficient technologies.
The course will cover the objectives of energy management and associated policies. It will demonstrate how to make efficient use of energy in a wide context ranging from buildings to industrial processes. The properties of different fuels and alternative sources of energy including renewable energies will be addressed.
Outline Of Syllabus
Energy resources and their use. Energy Utilisation, heating, lighting, cooling and refrigeration systems, motors and drives. Practical energy efficiency and management in the industrial and office environment. Energy Auditing, Monitoring and Targeting. Energy economics, policies and taxes. Sources of power including coal, petroleum and natural gas, nuclear energy, solar power, tidal power, hydro power, biofuels. Overview of renewable energies.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||22||1:00||22:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||28:30||28:30||Assignment preparation and completion|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||1:30||1:30||Exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||8:00||8:00||Where possible but may be substituted with lectures|
|Guided Independent Study||Student-led group activity||1||8:00||8:00||group learning|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||32||1:00||32:00||Review lecture material|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures given by University staff impart key information. Visiting lecturers give an appreciation of energy management issues in industry.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Report||2||M||50||Assessed written report (max 1500 words)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The Exam tests knowledge gained from the lecture programme.
One assignment is set which allows students to demonstrate their research skills. The assignment shows the student has understood and can apply the tools and techniques that have been taught in the real context.
Both assessments allow confirmation that the student has assimilated the key aspects of the course.