This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23
||Available in 2021/22
||H1KC24 Energy Systems Management [Suspended for 2022/23]
Excluded Combination of Modules
- This module is designed solely for students studying on the Master of Energy Systems Management.
- To provide an overview and describe the characteristics of future transport devices.
- To explain the working principles of systems for future transport devices.
- To explain the technical, as well as economical, constraints and solutions for future vehicles.
- To introduce and familiarise students with analytical methods and simulation tools for system design and analysis.
- Overview of low carbon transport
- Low carbon vehicle drive-trains
- Vehicle energy consumption, emissions and alternative fuels
- Future trends
- A knowledge of benefits and limitations of technologies currently used or being developed for future transport devices.
- An appreciation of the impacts of reducing the carbon footprint of transport systems on the existing infrastructure for transport.
- An understanding of component and system design for different and typical future vehicles.
- A knowledge of trends and developments in the areas of future vehicles.
- An awareness of current technology, analysis methods and industrial practises along with the ability to apply those methods in novel situations.
- An in-depth knowledge and understanding of specialised and advanced technical and professional skills, an ability to perform critical assessment and review and an ability to communicate the results of their own work effectively.
- Capacity for independent self-learning within the bounds of professional practice.
- Specialised numerical skills appropriate to an engineer.
- Mathematics relevant to the application of advanced engineering concepts.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- The module content is delivered in lectures.
- Students can make use of staff 'Tutorial Hours' to discuss any aspect of the module with teaching staff. These are sign up sessions which will be available to the students.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
||Typically block taught over two weeks for full time students
||Up to 1 hour
|Preparation and reading
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
|Assignment: technical problem-solving exercise
||Equivalent to 2 hours of examination effort
Online problem sheet
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