Course syllabus

Energy Supply Systems

MVKN15, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2016-04-04

General Information

Elective Compulsory for: W3
Elective for: E4-em, F4, F4-es, I4, M4-en, W4-es
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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.

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 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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Both individual examination and examination based upon group performance. Compulsory assignments are 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 final grade 3 "pass". For higher grades a written examination is required.


Required prior knowledge: MMVF01 Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics or equivalent course.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MVK071

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ.lektor Patrick Lauenburg,
Course coordinator: Bitr.univ.lektor Kerstin Sernhed ,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is based on lectures, seminars, studies, reports and analysis as group exercises, industrial visits, and tests on compulsory readings with subsequent review and correction.