EGR9017M Able to evaluate system requirements and formulate strategies for technology selection in the provision of sustainable energy systems.

Learning Outcome 1: Able to evaluate system requirements and formulate strategies for technology selection in the provision of sustainable energy systems.

Learning Outcome 2: Able to analyse complex energy and machine systems from fundamental scientific principles, with respect to efficiency and environmental impacts, and identify importance of assumptions made in evaluating systems.

Learning Outcome 3: Demonstrate a creative and systematic approach to applying scientific knowledge to the solution of a real problem.

Learning Outcome 4: Able to work as part of a team and plan and collectively manage time and resources in the execution of a task.

Power Systems

Assessment Task:
Describe and explain (1) the structure, and (2) the functionality of the main components, for the following energy systems.

Question 1. Compressed air energy storage system.
Superconducting magnetic energy storage system.

Question 2 (a) Explore and illustrate the principle and benefits (e.g. financial, technical, environmental) of Demand Side Response, including static and dynamic DSR.

(b) Identify the potential contributions of the (1) operators, (2) consumers, and (3) power suppliers (i.e. generation) in responding to DSR.

Question 3. Explore and illustrate the impacts of the following power generation technologies (1) on the environment, and (2) their contributions onthe energy market.

(a) Coal, (b) Oli, (c) Gas, (d) Nuclear, (e) Wind.

Techniques and skills subject to specific knowledge, critical analysis, problem solving and effective technical solutions, literature survey, time management, and motivation.