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Module title:Renewable Energy Systems 1
Module codeCSM1032
Module lecturers:Dr Adam Feldman
Module credits:15

Renewable Energy Systems One is an introductory module for understanding the sciences, engineering and deployment of ‘renewable energy’.
It begins with scientific definition of ‘energy’, and a definition of ‘renewable energy’.
The module sets-out briefly the historical overview of the energy landscape, before focusing onto the seven main sources of renewable energy. Solar, wind, wave, hydro, biomass, tidal and geothermal energy.
For each of the seven sources of renewable energy, the scale and magnitude of the resource are considered, and the variety of technologies available to harvest and employ that energy resource are examined at an introductory level.
The module is suitable for anyone who has a good basic understanding of general physics and maths.

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