FORN200 Energy Systems and Technologies
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Course responsible: Erik Trømborg
Teachers: Muyiwa Samuel Adaramola, Monica Havskjold
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2009H
The course gives a thorough introduction to the design of energy systems able to support the societies demand for energy services in both the stationary and mobile sector, taking into consideration the current environmental and economical constraints and requirements for security of supply. Primary emphasis will be on concersion of renewable energy resources, but also utilisation of fossil fuel with carbon capture and storage is included. Knowledge of environmental effects, energy efficiency and cost considerations concerning technologies for small- and large scale hydro power, wind power, biomass for energy and fuel, solar energy and heat pumps constitutes an important part of the course. Demand for energy services, both present situation, future development and energy efficiency means will be comprehensively discussed.
The students will acquire knowledge of, and be able to account for, the environmental consequences, economical feasibility, energy efficiency and effect on security of supply for different energy systems.
The students will be able to do such evaluations from a system perspective from energy resources to energy services and herby carry out basic economic and technical calculations
The students will aquire competence in written and oral presentation, working in groups and discussions.
Lectures, exercises, seminars, term paper in groups.
Delivered in first lecture.
FYS100, MATH100, BUS100
FORN100 or MINA100
Semester assignment, seminar and exercise.
Final written exam (3 timer) 100%. Compulsary avtivites must be completed and passed.
Ca.300 hours lectures and exercises, seminars and self study.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
60 hours lectures/exercises, 4 hours seminar.
Sensor evaluates the exam assignment.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått