Design of Energy Systems

Subject 421-626 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures and 12 hours set tasks; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Lu Aye


Dr Lu Aye
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tel: +61 3 8344 6879
Subject Overview: Topics covered include: Design and selection of system components; concepts of system design; technical and economic feasibility; strength and limitation of ready made software; system modelling and simulation as design tools; design optimisation.
Objectives: On successful completion, students should have:
  • developed analytical and design skill needed for energy systems optimisation
Assessment: One 2 hour examination - open book (20%). One assignment of up to 2,000 words equivalent (35%). Set tasks (45%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Notes: This subject replaces:
421-626 Design of Energy Systems
Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Energy Engineering)
Master of Development Technologies
Master of Energy Studies
Master of Engineering Project Management
Master of Engineering Science (Energy Studies)
Master of Engineering Structures
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Water Resource Management

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