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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Building Energy Systems

BEng (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_EBENS_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:May 2018

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
MECH6008 Introductory CAD
MECH6007 Thermofluids
ELEC6031 Electrical Principles 1
MECH6001 Intro to Mechanical Services
MATH6014 Technological Mathematics 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH6029 Mechanics
COMP6014 ICT for Eng Techs
MATH6015 Technological Mathematics 2
MANU6002 CAD Mechanical Services
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
Module Code Module Title
MECH6002 Building Services Processes
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ELEC6032 Electrical Principles 2
MATH6040 Technological Mathematics 201
INTR6011 Sustainable Development
MANU6008 Pipework Design
MECH6023 Hydronic Systems Design
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MANU6006 REVIT Introduction

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
BULD6009 Process Thermofluids
ENVE6002 Wind Energy Systems 1
BULD6010 Construction Technology
MANU6010 Building Services Project
STAT6010 Intro. to Probability & Stats
MANU6009 HVAC Systems

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH7001 BS Mech 4
MATH7020 Technological Mathematics 301
ELEC6011 BS Electrotech 3
MANU7002 Services Project Management
INTR7001 Heat Transfer
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
Module Code Module Title
ELEC7008 Energy Systems Management

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INTR7008 Solar Energy
MECH7019 Work Placement
BULD7002 Building Energy Rating
INTR8020 Operations & Project Managemen

Stage 4 / Semester 1

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

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH8027 Degree Day Analysis
MECH8003 Energy Systems Control
MANU8006 Project - realisation
MANU8003 Maintenance and Reliability
MECH8025 Energy Efficient Design

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