Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Renewable energy (for ME)

ME-460

Enseignant(s) :

Haussener Sophia
Van Herle Jan

Langue:

English

Summary

The students assess and compare all renewable energy resources, their real potentials, their limitations and their best applications (energy services). Solar thermal, solar electric, wood, bioliquids, biogas, hydropower incl. tidal and wave power, wind, geothermal incl. heat pumps and buildings.

Content

Overview of renewable energy vectors, their physical principles and essential equations, their operation technologies, technical details, challenges, applications and potential for supply of heat, transport and electrical services. Solar (photovoltaics and thermal - collectors/concentrators), biomass (a.o. gasification), biogases, liquid biofuels, hydro-electricity, geo-energy (electrical and thermal), wind; hydrogen (as intermediate energy vector).

Keywords

Renewable electricity / heat / transport; efficiency

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Modules of 2 h interactive lectures completed with1 h of practical numerical examples

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

Course slides and resolved exercices in extenso on moodle. Additional references/annexes will be given during the course.

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand