Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. Optional for: E4, E4em, M4, M4en, W4, W4ea. Course coordinator: Prof Lennart Thörnqvist,, Energivetenskaper. Recommended prerequisits: FMS035 Statistics, MMV050 Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, MIO012 Managerial Economics, and MVK340 Energy and the Environment. Assessment: Both individual examination and examination based upon group performance. Compulsory argumentation exercise is presented and discussed in group seminars. The same applies to the compulsory industrial study tour. Participation in an applied energy supply system exercise is compulsory as well as four knowledge tests based upon the study course literature. Approved exercises are sufficient for grade three. For higher grades an individual oral examination is required. Home page:

The study course is intended to give knowledge in the build-up and function of energy supply systems related to the development of energy demand.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The study course will give knowledge about energy supply systems, their build-up and function in relation to the development of the energy demand. Knowledge and application skills in analyzing resource sustaining, environmental, financial etc. aspects on the erection, organization and operation of these systems, mainly on the local and regional level. System build-up, capacity adjustment, system security. Infrastructure and environmental effects of energy supply systems. Technologies for energy transformation and development trends.

The study course literature is continously updated and is normally without charge accessible for the students from the homepage of the study course.