Energy Management

No of hours per week: 3  [2 + 1], one term   ECTS: 4

Lecturer: Neven Duic -
Assistent: Tomislav Puksec -

Study: undergraduate (BSc) study of mechanical engineering
Course: process and energy
Orientation: energy

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Exam prerequisites:
Introduction to Energy Management, Thermal Power Plants, Thermal engineering (HVAC)
  Course objective:
Familiarizing with management, especially with management in energy sector engineering. Fundamentals of product strategy management. Studying methods of energy accounting and energy auditing in energy sector, industry and final consumption. Finding opportunities to increase the rational use of energy.

Recommended literature:
1. Charles M. Gottschalk: Industrial Energy Conservation, UNESCO Energy Engineering Series, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK, 1996
2. Ehud I. Ronn: Real Options and Energy Management: Using Options Methodology to Enhance Capital Budgeting Decisions, Risk Books, 2003
3. Donald R. Wulfinghoff: Energy Efficiency Manual: for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, designs and builds, is interested in energy conservation and the environment, Energy Inst Pr, 2000
4. Subhes C. Bhattacharyya: Energy Economics, Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
5. Zoran K. Morvay, Dušan D. Gvozdenac: Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management, A John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, Publication, 2008.
6. Zoran K. Morvay, Dušan D. Gvozdenac, Željko Tomšić: Sustavno gospodarenje energijom i upravljanje utjecajima na okoliš u industriji, Udžbenici Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2015.

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Week Lectures   Exercises

1. Introduction in management. Organization, human resources, production, energy engineering.   Essay. Test.
2. Drivers, planning, organising and monitoring. Strategy managment.    
3. Energy management methods. Rational energy consumption. Strategy management    
4. Energy database, Energy audits, Material and energy flows, Evaluation of data sets.    
5. Identification, evaluation and implementation of energy efficiency.    
6. Building sector   Case study: Energy audit
7. Monitoring, evaluation of implemented energy efficiency measures.    
8. Industry    
9. Pinch method I   Case study: Heat exchanger optimization
10. Pinch method II    
11. Energy conservation in final consumption I.    
12. Energy conservation in final consumption II.    
13. Energy flows organisation. Supply side management. Demand side management.   Case study: LEAP test (local, regional, national planning)
14. Energy flows organisation. Supply side management. Demand side management.    
15. Presentation of student work    

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