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Energy Efficiency in Industry (Manufacturing/Electrical Technology Module)

Status: Open


Level

07

Duration

12 Weeks

Department

Electrical & Electronic Engineering


Start Date

06/09/2022

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

To provide the learner with specialist knowledge of and analysis methods for energy usage in industry with a focus on energy efficiency and carbon emission reduction. Having successfully completed this subject the learner will be able to: 

1. Prepare an energy audit of a facility and identify the key energy usage.

2. Propose the appropriate energy measurements for an enterprise and select the appropriate data-logging and monitoring equipment.

3. Analyse the energy usage of a facility or plant and present appropriate energy indexes and reports. 

4. Identify opportunities for energy performance improvements across electrical, HVAC and process applications in industry.

5. Propose potential energy efficiencies that will have significant cost benefits and carbon emission reductions.

What are the entry requirements?

here are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on the relevant course pages.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do nto have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements. 

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What modules will I study?

Energy Units, Definitions, TOE, BTU, THerms, KWHr, Conversion amoung units, Energy profiles, National, Domestic, Industrial, I.S. 393 Energy Management Systems, ISO13000 Environmental management standards, Energy usage in industry, Energy audits, Electrical efficiency, Efficient HVAC and efficiency in process applications, Power water, Efficient treatment processes, efficient designs, case studies.

More Information

Delivery 

12 weeks, 3 hours per week.

Tuesday evenings from 7.00pm to 10.00pm on campus

Commencing Tuesday 6th September 2022.

 

What will the time committment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module. 

Qualification

Participants not registered on the Degree may request an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered on the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award. 

NOTE: This module may be completed as a stand-alone course, or it may be completed by eligible participants for the credit towards the award of Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (Level 7) or Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology (Level 7). 

Application Deadline

26th August 2022

Fees

€625

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