|title ||Renewable Energy Systems|
|arbic title |
|prequisites ||None |
|credit hours ||3|
|Description/Outcomes ||Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources: Geothermal energy, Bio-Energy, Tidal sources of energy, Ocean energy, Solar energy, Wind Energy. – Solar Energy: Characteristics of solar radiation, Solar thermal energy (active solar heating, solar thermal energies, passive solar heating), Solar Photovoltaic: Basic considerations, Electrical Characteristics, PV system components and types, PV system sizing and applications, Present and future status of solar systems. – Wind Energy: Wind speed and Energy distribution (Speed / Power relation, Power extracted from the wind), System components, Electricity generation systems, Present and future status of wind systems. – Economics of Energy systems. – Environmental aspects of energy systems.|
|arabic Description/Outcomes |
|objectives ||The student should be acquainted with: The various renewable energy systems. Decision making based on energy systems economics and environmental aspects.|
|arabic objectives |
|ref. books ||Bent Sørensem, “Renewable Energy”, ELSEVIER Academic press, 2004. Godfrey Boyle, “Renewable Energy”, Open University, Oxford, 2004. John Twidell, “Renewable Energy Resources”, Spon press, London, 2004.|
|arabic ref. books |
|arabic textbook |
|objective set |
|content set |
||General overview of electricity demand, supply, industry structure, interconnected system operations and state of technology.
||Energy conversion process.
||Tidal ocean wave energy.
||Wind energy (cont.).
||Energy storage elements.
||Grid integration of renewable energy systems.
||Interaction of renewable energy source and power supply network.
||Harmonics reduction techniques in renewable energy interfacing converters.
||Hardware in the loop simulation of renewable distributed generation systems.
||Demand (load) management with efficiency improvement.
||Economics of energy systems.
||Environmental aspects of energy systems.