University Of Limerick

Wind, Ocean, And Hydro Energy


Iowa State Course Substitution

ME Technical Elective


Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:

Renewable Energy Technologies in the Past, Present and Market. Review of energy conversion principles and devices, electric generators (principle of work, classification). Hydro (pressure head systems, dams, pumped storage, tidal barrages), Wave energy devices (principle of work, classification), Tidal stream devices (principle of work, classification) Ocean current devices (principle of work, classification) Offshore wind (principle of work, classification), Energy farms installation operation, Storm defence Ocean Energy Non Renewable, off-shore oil & gas, exploration, drilling, distributed fields, flexible risers, offshore industry technology - sonar and seismic, underwater technology - ROV- AUVs, pipelines, production platforms survey vessels. Marine hydrates. Wind Energy and Conversion: Physical Processes near the Earths Surface - The Atmosphere. Modeling the Atmosphere.Wind.Turbines and other flow-driven converters. Conversion of Wind Energy Wind Power Production, Wind Electricity Systems, Wind Power Systems with and without Energy Storage. Survey of Other Energy Generation Approaches: Oceanic Engines, Geothermal Energy, Life-Cycle Analysis. Break-Even Price Estimations.


Evaluation Date:
April 10, 2018
Christian Schwartz