Core Module Information
Module title: Energy Systems Design

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

Module code: MEC09722
Module leader: Dylan Ryan
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

Hydro turbine design and selection; generator selection; Thermodynamics :- Heat pump/Heat transfer/ Fan selection and operation/ Pumps and parallel piping networks. Heat exchanger design and operation.
Principles of energy systems design for sustainability. Building energy design.

Learning Outcomes for module:

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

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: CHINA
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 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 149
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= 03.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

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