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Sustainability in Engineering Solutions

Realization plans
Code: ELA17EE02
Name: Sustainability in Engineering Solutions
Extent of studies: 9
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2:     Year 3: 9    Year 4:     Year 5:     
Course-specific competence: Sustainability in the energy context. What is sustainability, how is it measured, and can it be reached. Close co-operation with experts in the renewable energy field
Tools and processes for assessing environmental impact and sustainability
Environmental legislation and administration and risk management
Resources, Resource efficiency and recycling

The student
• Is familiar with different approaches to sustainability and sustainable development
• Is familiar with the basics of industrial ecology and can identify improvement potential in systems
• Can identify and diversify system borders, stakeholders, material and energy flows.
• Can assess the sustainability an development of industrial ecosystems.
• Knows the basics of life cycle assessment and can carry out an LCA for a product or service
The student achieves a holistic view of management of sustainable development processes and areas of challenge in the field of energy. The student is able to compare different solutions, for example different energy alternatives.
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Engelska
Administering Degree Programme: Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering

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