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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LM Thermal Energy - conversion, storage and applications
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 31272
Module Lead Yulong Ding and Jonathan Radcliffe
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-15 hours
Seminar-3 hours
Tutorial-2 hours
Work based learning-2 hours
Guided independent study-78 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module will cover the following aspects –
  • fundamental concept of thermal energy;
  • generation of thermal energy;
  • thermal energy conversion processes;
  • thermal energy transmission/transportation;
  • thermal energy storage;
  • applications of thermal energy
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Understand the fundamental theory underpinning thermal energy generation, conversion, transportation and storage
  • Critically discuss the methods, processes and unit operations for thermal energy generation, conversion, transportation and storage
  • Understand and implement design principles for thermal energy conversion, transportation and storage processes
  • Gain insight into and authoritatively discuss the state-of-the-art developments in energy materials, devices and system technologies
Assessment 31272-01 : Report : Coursework (50%)
31272-02 : Coursework : Coursework (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 100% written coursework (Canvas). Reassessment: same.
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