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Energy and Environment

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTS4104
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2015EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2016-2017)
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2016-2017

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
6I-EM-5N, I-KT-3N, I-KT-4N2016-09-01 – 2016-12-31Vesa-Matti HonkanenEnglish2016-08-22 – 2016-09-19

Learning Outcomes

The student will master the different components of energy production and their interaction with the environment. In the position of choice, she/he is able to justify selection criteria.

Student's Workload

70h scheduled studies
65h autonomous studies

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Engineering physics, basic chemistry


Use of energy and resources, trends, fossile and renewable energy resources, sustainable use of energy resources, and emissions. Students will also explore energy production and delivery infrastructure and its environmental impact including issues such as site requirements, spatial aspects, and centralized versus local production.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Mihelcic, James R., Zimmermann, Julie B. Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, and Design.

De Nevers, Noel. Air Pollution Control Engineering.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments, team works and project work

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment Methods

Active participation, team works, exams and project work