Short Title:B.Eng Energy Project 1
Full Title:B.Eng Energy Project 1
Module Code:PROJ H3072
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Electricity and energy
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Author:JAMES WRIGHT
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide students with the experience of taking a planned approach to working through an energy and environmental related problem from start to finish. It is required that the student exhibit skills required to obtain and interpret results comparing them against initial stated specification, aims and objectives.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Interpret an energy or environment related problem and develop objtecives, specification and a project plan based on initial customer (supervisor) specifications.
LO2 Develop an interim portfolio to include: Literature review, concept solutions, final proposed solution in detail and a plan for implementation of that solution.
LO3 Demonstrate a professional approach to design/modification, manufacture or testing resulting in a professional outcome.
LO4 Communicate project progress and outcomes through a variety of mediums at all stages of the project.
LO5 Manage a project to a professional standard at all times
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Project seminar: 10%
What is expected and a rough timeline.
Personal effectiveness and project planning: 20%
Beginning research, managing research, time management and preparing a scope document and project plan.
Literature review: 10%
Techniques for finding information.
Concept development / Planning and detailing of solutions
Review of communication skills
Implementation of solutions
Testing, results and conclusions
Final presentation, poster and project show
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Project Objectives and Specification 1,4 5.00 Week 2
Continuous Assessment Interim Portfolio(Literature Review, Concept Solutions, Development and Final Designs inc. Requisition and Final CAD Drawings) 1,2,3 20.00 Week 12
Continuous Assessment Final report: A report on your project comprising of : Introduction, literature review, concept solutions, final solution, implementation testing, discussion and conclusions. 1,2,3,4,5 15.00 Week 21
Continuous Assessment Management: Project objectives and specification. Evidence of project management(Log book + ongoing supervisor meetings). 2,3,4,5 15.00 Week 22
Project Project Evaluation 1,2,3,4,5 25.00 Week 22
Continuous Assessment Final Oral Presentation of the Project 1,3,4 10.00 Week 24
Continuous Assessment Poster Show and Community Interaction (Comprising of an initial poster show in the college and leading to a poster show in Tallaght Library) 2,3,4,5 10.00 Week 24
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Theory and Practical Support 0.50 Every Week 0.50
Independent Learning Time Individual work in the Laboratory and outside class 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.50
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.50
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Trish Melton 2008, Real project planning, 1st Ed., Elsevier Ltd USA [ISBN: 9780750684729]
  • Alan Webb 2000, Project management for successful product innovation, 2nd Ed., Gower Brookfield, Vt. [ISBN: 0566082624]
  • Jack Gido, James P. Clements, 2009, Successful Project Management, 2nd Ed., Cengage Learning USA [ISBN: 9780324656152]
  • Trevor M. Young 2005, Technical writing A-Z, 1st Ed., ASME Press New York [ISBN: 9780791802373]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EAEEE_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Sustainable Energy Engineering 5 Mandatory
TA_EAEEE_D Bachelor of Engineering in Energy and Environmental Engineering 5 Mandatory