Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The aim of this module is to introduce students to the fundamentals engineering principles of all major sources of smart grid and smart energy, including a detailed understanding of the electricity power systems, renewable energy and multi-vector energy systems.
Intended Learning Outcomes
demonstrate a critical awareness of the basic principles of electrical power systems.: 1,2demonstrate a critical awareness of multi-vector smart energy systems: 1,2describe and critically appraise the engineering challenges associated with renewable energy and energy transition: 2demonstrate and apply the latest technological advances in smart grid such as Artificial intelligence.: 1,2critically evaluate present and future developments in energy infrastructure.: 2
20 hours lectures10 hours tutorial/project120 hours independent study
1: Assignment weighted 20%
Description of Module Assessment
Project assessmentStudents will carry out a small project based on SEND data and produce a report including the methods and simulation results. Minimum 1500 words (excluding diagrams, equations and tables).2: Assignment weighted 80%
ReportA comprehensive report (3000-4000 words) on a Smart Grid.