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 analyze energy systems. Topics in the course are, among 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 the textbook Introduction to Energy Analysis (second edition) by prof. dr. K. Blok and dr. E. Nieuwlaar) and a course site with additional information, feedback to exercises and discussion fora on the topics dealt with in the course.
Examination of the course consists of assignments to be fulfilled at home. Total study load is 140 hours (5 European Credits).
Course code: NB1802
Course instructor: dr. W. Ivens.
The course fee varies, according to your residential country, your nationality and the previous education completed, between € 324,= and € 536,= (for more information see www.ou.nl/costs).
An invoice will be included with the course materials.