New energy technologies
NB! You can find this course on the Degree students’ application form under the study programme Åbo Akademi FITech-Tku courses 3/2021 and under Åbo Akademi FITech-ES courses 3/2021 on the Adult learners’ application form. Choose the right course from the drop down menu.
Course is organised as classroom teaching in Turku but lectures are available online.
The aim of the course is to give the participants an overview of new energy (more) sustainable energy technologies and their advantages and disadvantages. Present state and global trends are discussed. Technologies treated are solar thermal energy (collectors and concentrators), solar photovoltaics, biomass, fuel cells, wind energy, wave and tidal energy, geothermal energy and osmotic power. The course also treats operation principles, efficiency and practical realisations of the technologies, and illustrates the performance through a set of small numerical examples and assignments.
Learning objectives of the course:
- to get acquainted with new and emerging energy technologies
- to gain basic understanding of their operation principles, efficiencies and limitations
- to get an overview of the present state of energy supply and use in Finland and future trends in the field
More information in Åbo Akademi’s course page.
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