EM 333 – Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Storage
Course lecturer :
Dr. Nourhan Ghoneim
Course assistant :
- Eng. Fathallah Desouky
Course objectives :
To enable students to introduce renewable sources of energy: nuclear, geothermal, solar and wind energy, provide a full image about the different types of power plants, be familiar with the various types of energy conversion and present all possible techniques of energy storage
Course description :
This course introduces students to: Principles of nuclear energy, nuclear reactors and power plants, geothermal energy, types of geothermal energy systems, solar energy, solar collectors, solar- thermal power systems, solar electric conversion systems, wind energy, thermal storage systems: types and characteristics, course Project.
Course assessment :
Class works including drop quizzes, solving assignment problems, reports and Mini Projects 20 Evaluation of lab reports and oral & practical exams 10 Mid Term Written Exam 20 Final Written Exam 50
Recommended text books :
Da Rosa, A. V.,“Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes “, 3rd Edition, Elsevier,, 2009.
Recommended refrences :
Duffie, J. A., Beckman W. A., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., “Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes “,Second Edition, 1991.