Mining and Minerals Engineering

CSM2045 - Energy Management (2011)

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MODULE TITLEEnergy Management CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODECSM2045 MODULE CONVENERDr David Parish (Coordinator), Dr Justin Hinshelwood, Ken O'Brien, Dr Philipp Thies
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
a) To understand the need to manage energy as a resource and to learn the fundamentals of energy management. b) To learn of the opportunities that exist for improving energy conversion efficiency, reducing energy waste and embedding electricity generation into a demand centre. c) To be able to conduct energy use audits in commercial premises and to implement targeting and monitoring. d) To be aware of purchasing opportunities for energy and other financial factors relating to energy use in the UK. e) From the above, to be capable of drawing up an energy management strategy for an SME. f) To develop a simple understanding of the Visual Basic programming language and apply it in an energy management context.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Week 1: Introduction / Overview. Supply side management - Invoices, tariffs, load shifting / shedding. Week 2: Economics of energy saving. Week 3: A case study. Week 4: Combined heat and power / renewables integration. Week 5: Lighting in buildings. Week 6: Energy audits, Sankey diagrams and reporting. Week 7: Setting targets and monitoring energy use. Week 8: Space heating and insulation. Week 9: Saving energy through enhanced selection and control of electrical machinery. Week 10: Microgeneration Weeks 1-10 Introduction to Visual Basic programming language (10 hours)
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
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ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 70 Written Exams 30 Practical Exams
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DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
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CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 2 (NQF Level 5) AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
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