TEP4225 - Energy and Environment


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Arbeider 40/100
Skriftlig eksamen 60/100 4 timer

Course content

The environment as framework for energy obtaining and usage. An overview of energy recourses and energy consumption. Production methods for electric power and heating/cooling, and their consequences on the environment. Energy use in industry and buildings. Transportation of natural gas. Energy flexibility and transportation in district heating systems. Technology, distribution and infrastructure in the Nordic electric power system. The physics involved in electric power transmission, and the trade in the Nordic electric power market (Norpol). Energy balance and environmental accounts.

Learning outcome

The intension of this course is to show the correlation between energy and its impact on the environment. The key issues are effective and environmental friendly obtaining, exploration and conversion of energy resources, likewise distribution, transport and end-use of energy in different sectors. This course is a basic introduction and will give a foundation for the rest of the master degree program.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, laboratory assignment, problem based assignments, excursions.
The assessment base includes:
1. written exam - counts for 60% of the final grade
2. two problem-based assignments, organized as group wor and rounded off with the presentation - counts for 40% of the final grade.
5 og 8 exercises must be approved to be allowed to take the exam.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Required previous knowledge


Course materials


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIO7005 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2011

Language of instruction: Norwegian


Subject area(s)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Energy and Process Engineering
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Industrial Economics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Arbeider 40/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Skriftlig eksamen 60/100 2011-12-15 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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