Course syllabus

Avancerad energihushållning
Advanced Efficient Energy Systems

MVKN30, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-25

General Information

Elective for: F5, M5-en, W5-es
Language of instruction: The course might be given in English


The study course is intended to give deeper knowledge and application skills within a certain theme, demonstrated i.a. in an independently executed project report.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The study course will give knowledge about issues within the choosen theme, specific knowledge within the theme, as well as knowledge and practice in methods for oral and written presentation of engineering results. Methods for defence of a report and methods for doing a correct opposition on another student’s report.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The compulsory written project report is presented and discussed in compulsory seminars. Each seminar participant is expected to be prepared for active efforts but one of the participants is ordered the formal role as opponent. Teachers and student representatives form a grade-proposing group. Grades (in the interval 2(0,5)6) are proposed for the project report, for the defence of the project report, and for the opposition (three grades). Final grades are decided by the examiner. Compulsory individual oral examination.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: MVKN20 Energy Utilisation, MVKN15 Energy Supply Systems.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Prof. Jurek Pyrko,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is based on lectures, exercises in database searching, report studies and analysis, essay writing in groups (under supervision), review techniques and seminars.