Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

School

Chemical Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Restricted

Restricted to MSE, GDSE, GCSE students.

Assessment methods

Assignment and group-based project work

Course coordinator

Prof Peta Ashworth (p.ashworth@uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Intensive Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course examines current and emerging technology options to manage and reduce energy consumption, improve efficiency and lower emissions to mitigate climate change. Key low emission power generation technologies and their costs, benefits, challenges, risks and associated supply systems will be examined, including advanced power cycles, Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS), gas, cogeneration and oil production. The course provides students with a broad understanding of the challenges required in transitioning from a carbon intensive fossil fuel based energy system.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Intensive Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Intensive Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Off-Campus Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Off-Campus Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Off-Campus Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Off-Campus Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Off-Campus Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile