Coursebooks

Life Cycle Assessment in energy systems

ENV-618

Lecturer(s) :

Maréchal François
Margni Manuele Domenico

Language:

English

Remarque

From 11.03.2019 to 15.03.2019 - Location: EPFL Sion - I 13 0 09 - Building le Nouvelliste

Summary

This course will introduce students to the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a holistic approach to evaluate, among others, energy conversion technologies throughout their entire value chain, and across multiple environmental problems beyond climate change.

Content

The goal of the course is to introduce the methodology of life cycle environmental impact assessment and its application in energy systems. 

The content of the course is :

This will be a block course of 1 week with 14h theory and 28 hours practice in form a project realisation

Evaluation will be based on an oral presentation of the project report.

Note

By the end of the course, the student must be able:

Keywords

LCA

LCIA

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Oral presentation
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Life Cycle Assessment in energy systems
    • Lecture
      14 Hour(s)
    • Practical work
      28 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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