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2-Sustainable Energy

Course Code :1329FTIDEN
Study domain:Electromechanics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:27
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Stijn Derammelaere
Ivan Verhaert
Theodore Van Oers

3. Course contents *

Contents of the lectures:

  • Introduction: Climate change & Energy, TRIAS Energetics
  • Electricity balance / Energy balance / Energy audit
  • Semiconductors
  • Operation of solar panels
  • Energy storage
  • Electric generators
  • Wind energy: Fluid dynamics, yield calculation, optimization
  • Wind energy: Introduction to energy studies
  • Blue energy: Tides, wave energy and hydropower

Practicum Electrical Measurement Techniques:

  • Electrical measurements and measurement errors
  • Series and parallel circuits
  • Measurements of current, voltage and resistance