FY2290 - Energy Resources


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Skriftlig 100/100 4 timer

Course content

The course will dicuss the energy resources and their role in modern societies, both in a national and global perspective. Environmental effect are treated in detail. The future role of fossile and nuclear resources and their environmental problems are discussed. Energy technologes and use of solar, wind, ocean waves, hydro and biomass energy resources are discussed.

Learning outcome

The course will give basic information about the energy resources and their role in modern society. The students will learn to evaluate the potential, advantages and disadvantages of the various energy resources.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, compulsory written exercises and project. 4 out of 9 excersies has to be approved and the project report has to be approved, to get admission to the exam. The project work is performed in groups of three students. At a re-sit examination the exam may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • 4 out of 9 approved exercies
  • Approved project report

Course materials

Course material will be given in the first lecture

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MNFFY290 7.5
TFY4300 5.0
TFY4300 3.7
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2012

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Energy- and Environmental Physics
  • Physics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:
  • Ursula Gibson
  • Ursula Gibson

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Physics


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Skriftlig 100/100 2012-06-08 09:00
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.

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