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TFY4300 - Energy and Environmental Physics

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 4 hours

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. Expected work load in the course is 225 hours.

Compulsory assignments

  • Written exercises

Further on evaluation

Lectures and exam in English. Students are free to choose Norwegian or English for written assessments. The re-sit examination (in August) may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

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 research institutes. The course uses "Blackboard".

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF4082 7.5
FY2290 5.0
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Physics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Physics

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home exam 100/100

Release
2021-12-20

Submission
2021-12-20


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13:00

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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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