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Course Description

Code4 WUYI900
NameAlternative Energy Sources and Greenhouse Gas Free Energy Production
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThis module introduces students to the full suite of alternative energy sources and advanced conversions methods and their recent development and future possibilities so that they are able to use best available greenhouse gas free energy production techniques in different sectors of energy industry.

Upon completion students:
- will have a profound understanding of alternative energy sources and their potential for energy production
- will identify the possibilities and development paths of advanced energy conversion technologies within combustion and hybrid energy production systems to minimize greenhouse gas emissions
- is able to analyze energy efficiency and feasibility of existing and new advanced energy conversion processes
Content- alternative energy sources
- advanced energy conversion methods
- energy efficiency – BAT (Best Available Technologies)
RequirementsIntroductory and stimulating lectures, guided exercises, seminar and groupwork
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material- chapter 5 in “Energy visions 2050”
- chapter 4 in “Energy visions 2050”
- Reference document on best available techniques for Energy efficiency, Feb 2009, EU Comission
- other sources
PrerequisitesBasic knowledge of energy technology and thermodynamics
Other Considerations
Honkanen Teija


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