The course Energy Analysis provides an introduction in the analysis of energy systems and energy technologies. In the course, attention is spent on both energy supply and energy demand systems. The course offers methods and tools to analyse energy systems. Topics in the course are, amoung others: thermodynamics (basics), energy services and demand, energy extraction and conversion, energy markets, energy in a social context, energy management, energy chains, life cycle energy analysis, measuring energy efficiency and intensity, energy technologies, energy scenarios and policies for efficient energy use and renewable energy.
The course uses a textbook (Introduction to Energy Analysis by professor K. Blok) and a website with additional information, feedback to exercises and discussion fora on the topics dealt with in the course.
Examination of the course consists of three assignments (to be fulfilled at home). Total study load is 100 hours (1 module, 4,3 European Credits).
Course code: N45211
Course instructor: dr. W. Ivens.
The course fee varies, according to your residential country, your nationality and the previous education completed, between € 276,= and € 377,= (for more information see www.ou.nl/kosten; only available in Dutch).
An invoice will be included with the course materials.