Syllabus for Trends in the Wind Industry
Trender i vindkraftsindustrin
A revised version of the syllabus is available.
- 5 credits
- Course code: 1GV154
- Education cycle: Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Wind Power Project Management A1F
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Established: 2018-03-08
- Established by:
- Revised: 2018-11-15
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Spring 2019
Bachelor degree in Engineering, Natural or Social Science, Wind Power Development and Management, 15 credits, Planning for Wind Energy, 5 credits, Wind Resource Assessment, 5 credits, Wind Power Grid Integration, 5 credits, Wind Turbine Technology, 5 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
- Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences
After having completed this course the student will be able to:
- evaluate the technical, economic and planning possibilities and trends in the wind industry
- evaluate the possibilities and risks of wind power development in different conditions
The wind industry is undergoing dynamic development. The course will take up the technical, economic and planning trends within the industry related to this dynamic development. Special focus is placed on offshore and other wind power developments in extreme conditions. The course will also touch upon the role of wiind power in energy transition and integration in the power system.
Guestlectures, lectures and seminars.
Written and oral assignments, and active participation in seminars 3 credits.
Project report and presentation 2 credits.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.
Applies from: Spring 2019
Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.
Technology Roadmap: Wind Energy - 2013 edition
International Energy Agency, 2013
Will be distributed at course start. 63 pages.