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MEC6316   Renewable Energy   (10 credits)

Year Running: 2017/2018
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Restricted to students registered on a Programme of Study within the Faculty of Engineering


The module provides an introduction to some alternative energy technologies with emphasis on solar and wind energy. It aims to provide students with a fundamental appreciation of the potential and usable energy obtainable from the sun and wind; a general knowledge of wind turbine aerodynamics, wind turbine systems, photovoltaics and domestic photovoltaic systems.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 73.0
Lecture 21.0
Tutorial 4.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 2.0 100 % S2