Course code FORN240

FORN240 Energy Distribution and Storage Systems

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Showing course contents for the educational year 2016 - 2017 .

Course responsible: Muyiwa Samuel Adaramola
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2016-2017
Course contents:
In this course, emphasis will be placed on the issues relating to electricity grid and energy storage systems. The benefits and shortcomings of selected energy storage systems and their sizing methods will be discussed. Furthermore, planning tools, management and maintenance of grid system will be presented. 
Learning outcome:


 After completed course, the student should have complete understanding of the electricity distribution and storage systems


After the completion of the course, the student will able:

  • To understand basics concepts of electrical power system distribution planning 
  • To understand electricity distribution system economics
  • To carry out design calculations on sizing of selected energy storage systems
  • To discuss factors that affect selection of storage systems

General competence

The student shall be able to communicate and discuss issues related to planning of electricity distribution. Furthermore, student will know how to select appropriate storage systems for specific application from economic and technical point of views.

Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises, seminars, term paper .
Teaching support:


Course responsible can provide academic support to students during office hours

Delivered in first lecture.
Basic knowledge in mathematics (MATH100), FORN200 or similar 
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Exercises, article review and presentation 
Final written exam (3 timer) 100%. Compulsary avtivites must be completed and passed.
Nominal workload:
Ca.150 hours lectures and exercises, seminars and self study.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Combined 26 hours of lectures, exercises, and students¿ presentation 
Sensor evaluates the exam assignment.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått