Module Overview

Renewable Energy Systems (Wind)

This module aims to equip students to evaluate wind energy systems as alternative sources of energy.

Module Code

RESY H2001

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Wind energy technology;

Aerodynamics, rotor types, components and operational characteristics, main design features, rotor materials, transmission system, generator, braking system. Operational characteristics; power performance, availability, annual energy calculation, array efficiency. Project Assessment, economic assessment, planning, environmental and social issues, Utility- connected wind turbines

Solar energy technology including materials,

Solar with reference to small micro syems and calculation on same

Biomass energy technology;

Bio energy for small/medium scale application

Hyrdo power systems

This is with particular reference to micro hydro and design of structures and calculations in the same. Losses in pipes, etc

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100