Course - Introduction to Renewable Energy - FENG1001
FENG1001 - Introduction to Renewable Energy
Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades
|Evaluation||Weighting||Duration||Grade deviation||Examination aids|
|School exam||100/100||4 hours||H|
- Overview of Norways and the worlds energy situation- Environmental challenges with energy production (CO2 and NOx emissions)- Various forms of renewable energy (hydropower, small scale hydropower, wind power, solar power, bioenergy, wave power, tidal power, osmotic power, geothermal energy)- Comparison of renewable energy with other forms of electricity production such as coal power, gas power, diesel power, and nuclear power.- Heat pumps, heat recovery, energy saving measures for buildings, passive houses and plus houses.- Hydrogen as an energy carrier, hydrogen production, hydrogen storage, and hydrogen safety.- Fuel cells (technology, challenges, and applications)- Various forms of energy storage (pumped hydropower, compressed air, batteries, flow batteries, supercapacitors, flywheels)- Microgrid and smart grid
Knowledge:The candidate has knowledge of- different types of energy production and storage.- Norwegian power supply and consumption, as well as the national and international energy situation.- energy efficient and environmentally friendly utilization of Norwegian oil and gas.- environmental challenges linked to energy production and consumption.- different measures to improve energy efficiency.- scientific research and development work in the field of Renewable Energy.Skills:The candidate is capable of - updating his or her own knowledge in the field through information gathering.- applying knowledge to solve theoretical, technical and practical issues within the fields of energy production and storage.- assessing energy and environmental consequences of different energy solutions.- doing simple calculations on heating and cooling systems.- finding, assessing, applying and citing information and academic material, and present this in a way that highlights issues within Renewable Energy. General competence:The candidate is able to- evaluate different methods for energy production and storage against each other.- evaluate appropriate energy efficiency measures.- communicate project results both orally and in writing.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, exercises, projects, laboratory work
- Project with Report
- 7 of 10 calculation exercises
- Laboratory reports
Further on evaluation
Written school examination, 4 Hours
Compulsory work requirements: - 7 out of 10 exercises must be approved. - Laboratory work: compulsory attendance. - Reports: Two laboratory reports must be approved. - Project with Report must be approved.
A re-sit examination will be held in August and may be changed from written to oral.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Renewable Energy (BIFOREN)
Recommended previous knowledge
Required previous knowledge
No course requirements.Active student status at the following programs is required:- Renewable Energy Engineering (BIFOREN)
Håvard Karoliussen, Fornybar Energi, (Norwegian) Compendium, NTNU, 2019.
Credits: 10.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2022
Term no.: 2
Teaching semester: SPRING 2023
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Energy and Process Engineering
- Engineering Subjects
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering
Examination arrangement: School exam
- Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
- Spring ORD School exam 100/100 H 2023-05-10 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 24
- Summer UTS School exam 100/100 H INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"