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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5029

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100255

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

Energy conversion is a pivotal aspect of energy management. Energy Management for Sustainability provides an overview of the principles behind and the methods used for energy utilisation and energy recovery methods. The aim of the course is to gain an understanding of the physical principles underlying energy conversion processes in engines, and energy management aspects as applied in industry, transport and buildings. Students will apply this knowledge to implement meaningful energy savings and energy efficiency process improvements, while becoming aware of the sustainability implications of the various energy options available.

Course content

Through lectures and tutorials, students are exposed to a variety of areas in energy management, including: Energy resources, conversion processes and conversion efficiencies; renewable energy systems; environmental impacts of energy use; energy recovery methods for thermal systems; energy management techniques in industry, transport and buildings; the energy audit; financial and environmental evaluation techniques; role of the energy manager; case studies.

Textbook(s)

Roger, AH and Merlin, HK 2013, Energy: Its Use and the Environment, 5, Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, Boston

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 3 hours x 5 days
Tutorial 1 hour x 5 days
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1 2000 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2 2000 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Formative Assessment (Pre-lecture, participation, submission of tutorials) 500 words approx per student 25% N/A
Major Group Assignment 2500 words per group 35% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Assignment 1 2000 words 15% N/A
Assignment 2 2000 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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