This module is one of the Masters - level modules for:
To provide a firm grounding in the design of and current practice in energy conserving technologies.
By the end of the module the student should be able to...
Understand the importance of the Kyoto agreement.
Understand the principles of a range of energy saving methods and their applicability.
- Understand the thermodynamic principles and design of sorption and vapour compression cooling and heat pump systems.
Carbon dioxide emissions, Kyoto agreement. Heat exchangers, heat pumps, thermal transformers and energy storage as a means of manipulating energy flows. Run around coils, heat pipe heat exchangers, compact heat exchangers, sorption and vapour compression cooling/heat pumping, combined heat and power.
This module includes 30 hours of lectures.
Required self-study: 120 hours
A 15 CATS module: 80% examined via a 3 hour paper
Exam rubric information
- All compulsory questions
and 20% assessed consisting of an assignment.