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

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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.   Case study: Choosing strategy for energy efficient lighting. Test.
3. Energy management methods. Rational energy consumption. Energy conservation. Waste heat recovery.   Case study: Waste heat recovery. Test.
4. Colloquy I   Colloquy I
5. Energy data base. Energy accounting. Preliminary energy accounting. Detailed energy accounting. Material and energy flows. Data evaluation.   Test.
6. Identification, evaluation and implementation of energy conservation measures.   Case study: Energy conservation measures in steam generator.
7. Monitoring, evaluation of implemented conservation measures.   Case study: Energy conservatin measures in steam generator.
8. Energy conservation in power plants.   Energy conservation measures in steam generator report.
9. Energy conservation in industry.   Case study: Energy conservation measures in industry. Test.
10. Colloquy II   Colloquy II
11. Energy conservation in final consumption I.   Case study: Energy accounting of family house. Test.
12. Energy conservation in final consumption II.   Case study: Energy accounting of small firm. Test.
13. Energy flows organisation. Supply side management. Demand side management.   Case study: Demand side management in hotel. Test.
14. Energy storage. Time series analysis.   Case study: Increasing penetration of intermittent sources by storage.
15. Colloquy III   Colloquy III

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