ENGN4525 - Solar Thermal Technologies

ENGN4525 - Solar Thermal Technologies

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability. tick
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Understand the concepts of energy quality and energy services in a systems engineering context tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
2Discuss the niche/roles for solar thermal systems tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Understand the potential impact of solar thermal systems tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Understand the solar resource and be able to use this knowledge for design of solar thermal systems tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Balance theoretical and practical aspects of solar thermal design tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Analyse simple solar thermal systems through software modelling and understand the limitations of such models tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
7Carry out experimental investigations of solar thermal systems and understand the implications of the results tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
8Produce engineering reports on experimental investigations and on design studies tick tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Assignment

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Laboratory-based assessment

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Final exam

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Understand the concepts of energy quality and energy services in a systems engineering context tick tick
2Discuss the niche/roles for solar thermal systems tick tick
3Understand the potential impact of solar thermal systems tick tick
4Understand the solar resource and be able to use this knowledge for design of solar thermal systems tick tick tick
5Balance theoretical and practical aspects of solar thermal design tick tick tick
6Analyse simple solar thermal systems through software modelling and understand the limitations of such models tick
7Carry out experimental investigations of solar thermal systems and understand the implications of the results tick
8Produce engineering reports on experimental investigations and on design studies tick tick

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