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Undergraduate Course: Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering for Renewable Energy 3 (ELEE10022)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Engineering CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe course will introduce fundamental concepts from mechanical engineering that will facilitate understanding and quantitative analysis of renewable energy systems. This will include concepts from the fields of dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid statics/dynamics as well as structural mechanics.
Course description The course provides a grounding in key physical concepts and analytical methods to enable understanding of and quantitative analysis of renewable energy systems. Lecture material will cover:
- Thermodynamics and energy concepts;
- Newtonian Dynamics;
- Fluid statics and dynamics;
- Structural mechanics.
These are presented within the context of and applied to renewable energy systems
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable