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B Eng (Hons) in Building Energy Systems (Ab Initio)

BEng (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_EBENS_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A broad based knowledge and understanding of mathematics, the physical sciences, Information and Communications Technology, design processes and methodologies and industrial practices relevant to building energy systems.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A detailed knowledge and understanding of the application of mathematical and scientific methods to the solution and management of building energy system problems, whilst recognising any inherent limitations.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use complex techniques, skills and modern engineering tools to solve complex building energy systems problems and to communicate effectively with the engineering community and society in general.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to apply, manipulate and develop the design of a system, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of a system in complex and unfamiliar situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An understanding of the diverse nature and the social context of building energy systems; appreciate the impact of engineering solutions in a global, commercial and environmental context; whilst having the confidence and independence to apply existing knowledge to new and unfamiliar problems.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to act in teams and in a multi-disciplinary fashion, set and implement work objectives and priorities, to take a leadership role where required; recognise, interpret and apply appropriate regulations.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) An awareness of the current boundaries of the various specialist areas in building energy systems and to have sufficient academic training, confidence and discipline to broaden and deepen own knowledge base through further study, research and professional development
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A recognition of their obligations to society, the profession and the environment by being familiar with the expectations and standards inherent in professional codes of conduct, and by realising the interconnectivity between technology and global sustainability.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MANU6003 BS Electrotech 1
MECH6001 BS Mech 1
COMP6014 ICT for Eng Techs
MECH6008 Introductory CAD
MECH6007 Thermofluids 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MANU6004 BS Electrotech 2
MANU6002 BS CAD Mech 1
MECH6029 Mechanics 1
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1
Module Code Module Title
MECH6002 Building Services Processes
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ELEC6011 BS Electrotech 3
MECH6023 Fluid Systems Design
MATH6015 Technological Mathematics 2
MANU6008 BS Mechanical 2
INTR6006 Climate Change and Energy
Module Code Module Title
MANU6006 Building Services CAD Mech 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MANU6009 BS Mechanical 3
MATH6040 Technological Mathematics 201
BULD6010 Construction Technology
BULD6009 BS Thermofluids
MANU6010 BS Project
ENVE6002 Wind Energy Systems 1

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MANU7002 BS Project Management
MECH7001 BS Mech 4
INTR7001 BS Mech 5
MATH7020 Technological Mathematics 301
MANU7001 BS Electrotech 5
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INTR7008 Solar Energy
STAT7003 Technological Mathematics 302
ELEC7008 Energy Management
MECH7019 Work Placement

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MANU8005 Project - Initial Research
ENVI8002 Psychrometric Design
MATH8005 Maths for Control and Quality
BULD8021 Building Thermal Dynamic Analysis
INTR8021 Energy Systems Modelling
Module Code Module Title
MECH8026 Commercial BER
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MANU8006 Project - realisation
MANU8003 Maintenance & Reliability
MECH8027 Building Energy Calculations
MECH8025 Energy Efficient Design
MECH8003 Energy Systems Control

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