Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: TA_EAEEE_D
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:180
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Mechanical Engineering
CAO Code:
  1. TA215

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Has knowledge of the mathematical, statistical and operations management techniques necessary to analyse common engineering problems in the areas of energy and environmental technology; Has knowledge of the various communications media and skills commonly in used in industry; Has knowledge of the Information and Computer Technology (ICT) software and hardware tools used in a modern networked computer environment to support design of energy and environmental rlated systems; Has knowledge of the traditional and renewable energy technologies and assessment/auditing techniques to analyse energy needs in the context of global energy and environmental trends; Has knowledge of environmental technologies and energy and environmental regulations; Has knowledge of the fundamental theory of thermal plant and energy analysis necessary to understand problems in power generation, process heating, refigeration and heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; Has knowledge of the fundamental theory of electricity, electrical power systems and energy distribution systems; Has knowledge of the skills required to sucessfully undertake and manage a project.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Understand the basic concepts, advantages and limitations of core technologies relevant to both conventional and renewable energy systems; Understand the basic strategies and methodologies used in energy management, auditing and analysis; Have an upto date knowledge of current regulations and procedures used in the installation of renewable energy technologies; Know the characteristics of commonly occurring engineering materials and components and the characteristics of design methodologies.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Characterize, evaluate and optimize the performance of electrical and thermal energy systems; Undertake energy auditing and analysis of domestical, commercial and industrial systems and buildings; Prepare and present written and aural reports on energy and environmental topics to peers and customers; Prepare, modify and interpret mechanical and elecrical drawings and schematics; Undertake a technical and financial analysis of proposed energy schemes; Develop, implement and operate monitoring and targeting systems for the continuous improvement of energy performance in facilities; Characterisation of waste streams.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Select appropriate techniques for appraisal and analysis of mechanical and/or thermal/energy design concepts; Indicate the most appropriate control methods for a given energy system design; Selecting the most appropriate fuel for a given scenario based on economics, politics and the environmental impact; Select appropriate techniques for appraisal and analysis of Electrical design concepts; The application of industry standard software for a variety of problems; Applying methods to minimise the energy consumption for a variety of scenarios; Ability to contribute to the commercial management of operations

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CSKD H1000 Critical Skills Development
CDES H1001 Design with Computers 1
ENSC H1005 Energy Science 1
GENV H1001 Global Environment
MATH H1074 Technical Mathematics 1
TENS H1001 Traditional Energy Sources

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CDES H1002 Circuits & Schematics
ELEC H1005 Electrical Fundamentals
ENSC H1006 Energy Science 2
REEN H1001 Renewable Energy
MATH H1075 Technical Mathematics 2
TENA H1001 Thermal Energy Analysis

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ELMH H2002 Electrical Machines
CSYS H2002 Energy Control Systems 1
ENTC H2003 Environmental Technology
NETW H2006 IT Network Management
PGEN H2002 Power Generation
MATH H2091 Technical Mathematics 3

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
EINP H2001 Electrical Installation Practice
CSYS H2003 Energy Control Systems 2
ENVR H2004 Energy & Environmental Regs
HEAT H2001 Process Heating
RESY H2001 Renewable Energy Systems
MATH H2001 Technical Mathematics 4

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PROJ H3072 BEng Energy Project 1
DIST H3001 Energy Distribution Systems 1
FINA H3003 Financial Analysis
HVAC H3001 Refrigeration and HVAC
MATH H3073 Technical Mathematics 5
TRNS H3001 Transport

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PROJ H3073 BEng Energy Project 2
DRED H3001 Demand Reduction
SYSD H3001 Design & Materials
EAUD H3001 Energy Auditing
OMAN H3001 Operations & Business Management
MATH H3071 Technical Mathematics 6