TFY4300 - Energy and Environmental Physics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

The energy budget of the earth, the green house effect, radiation, atmospheric changes due to human activities. Methods and the physical basis for exploitation of conventional (fossil fuels and nuclear energy) and renewable energy sources (solar radiation, wind, bio mass, ocean waves, tidal and geothermal energy).

Learning outcome

The students are going to be able to describe and explain the origins of global effects on the environment caused by human activities, the physical basis for the exploitation of various energy sources, and make assessments on different energy technologies (potential, pros and cons).

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. Lectures and exam in English. Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written exercises

Further on evaluation

The re-sit examination (in August) may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be given at semester start. Web based information from energy institutions and reserach institutes. The course uses "It's learning".

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FY2290 3.7 2008-09-01 2010-08-31
FY2290 5.0 2010-09-01
SIF4082 7.5

Timetable

Detailed timetable

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2017-12-13 09:00 Storhall del 1 , Datasal 10349
  • * 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.