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Sustainable energy systems, resources and usage

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Tomas Polcar
Academic year

Module overview

The module provides an understanding of general energy concepts and how to apply energy related techniques gained through specialist courses to every-day situations. We will also take a look at the energy flows around our planet and consider issues such as the greenhouse effect. Questions that will be discussed in this course include:

  • How do we use energy?
  • How long will fossil fuels last?
  • What are the principal barriers to hydrogen economy?
  • How do we select the optimum energy mix?