Core Module Information
Module title: Energy Systems Design

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC09122
Module leader: Dylan Ryan
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics

Examples of equivalent learning Mechanics and Thermofluids equivalent to SCQF level 8
Thermodynamics to appropriate level

Description of module content:

Electrical generator design operation and specification
(Including synchronous machines)
Thermodynamics. Heat pump/Heat transfer/ Fan selection and operation/ Pumps and piping networks.
Principles of energy systems design for sustainability.
Building thermal load analysis. Thermal storage. Compressor control.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: specify design of electrical generators;
LO2: define energy system boundaries;
LO3: select appropriate pumps and fans for specific applications;
LO4: analyse simple heat transfer system;
LO5: design simple energy system (specify main components for a heat pump system).

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Dylan Ryan
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 137
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 30 1 - 5 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 70 1,3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

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