MS1ESV - Solar and Wind Energy

Course specification
Course title Solar and Wind Energy
Acronym MS1ESV
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    The goal Study of technology for conversion of solar energy to thermal, electrical, mechanical and chemical energy with special attention to wind energy application. Education in designing, development and management in the field of sustainable development using solar and wind energy.
    The outcome Application of some professional software tools and obtained knowledge, including GIS (Geographic Information System), for designing solar and wind energy conversion equipment, and for development and management in the field of sustainable development using solar and wind energy.
    Contents of lectures Direct conversion of solar energy to heat and electricity. Wind as one form of solar energy. Wind climatology and wind energy potential assessment. Wind parks and isolated wind turbines. Integration of wind power plants into transmission grid. Ecology and economy of wind electricity plants. Development and management of solar and wind projects.
    Contents of exercises LAB and terrain work. Application of software tools for wind energy potential assessment and preparing renewable energy projects. GIS programming and feasibility study preparation.
    1. J. Radosavljevic, T. Pavlovic and M. Lambic: Solar Energy and Sustainable Development, Civil engineering book, Belgrade, 2004
    2. Policy of renewable wind energy use in Serbia - documentation.
    3. Video presentation: Project INCO RISE (Renewables for Isolated Systems – Energy Supply and Waste Water Treatment) 2005-2007
    4. Solar Center North Carolina (Original title)
    5. web sites:;;;;;
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    2 2
    Methods of teaching Lecture, demonstration, collaboration, LAB and terrain work, discussion, learning by teaching and research.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
    Projects 50
    Seminars 0