Courses Catalogue

Renewable Energy Infrastructure

COURSE CODE: MEC4132
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

 

This course covers infrastructure that conveys electricity and fossil and new resources fo

energy production and distribution including renewable generation and demand-side energy services.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

The goal of Renewable energy infrastructure is to raise student awareness of the latest

technologies regarding environmental and alternative energy strategies on Earth.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •  Learn  various  forms  of  energy  and  how  they  are  converted  into  electricity  and transportation fuels.
  •   will learn about energy technologies that seek to address present-day problems

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •   Gain an understanding of how various forms of energy are presently converted into electricity and transportation fuels
  •   Develop a complete appreciation of the energy challenges that confront our present and future society.
  •    Outline financial and policy factors that impact the energy sector