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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: ERET4601

This module is used in DT021.4.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeERET4601 The unique code for this module.
NameEnergy Resources and Engineering ThermodynamicsThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Control Systems and Electrical EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage4The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCodes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorKevin Gaughan, Kevin SullivanThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsPower SystemsThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionUnder the heading of energy resources this module provides an overview of energy supply and the
requirements of sustainability. Existing energy resources and projected trends will be analysed. The environmental impacts of Energy consumption will be discussed and the opportunities and challenges of renewable energy supply will be analysed from both technical and economic perspectives. Under the heading of Engineering thermodynamics the module will familiarise the student with the thermodynamic concepts and framework relevant to the power and process industries. These will be related to overall energy considerations.
A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs3 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs1 hour/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorERET4601.pdf (uploaded 17 Apr 2007)Full details of the module.

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