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ENS4445 Sustainability and Renewable Energy
Credit Points: 15
ENS3220 Electrical Machines and Transformers

This unit introduces students to the concepts behind and the design of renewable and efficient electric power systems. First, distributed power generation and its economics are discussed. This is followed by a detailed analysis of the design and operation of wind, photovoltaic, and other renewable power systems. Students will be exposed to the problem of meeting energy demand while implementing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
G69Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
K06Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
MAAADVElectrical Power Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010