MJ2455 Security of Energy Supply 1 - Leadership and Case Studies 6.0 credits

Säker energiförsörjning, del 1 - ledarskap och fallstudier

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Lectures given by a variety of experts present the essential elements of a particular topic and also provide a framework for further in-depth study via a group project. Vontary field trips in the Stockholm area.

Intended learning outcomes *

Upon successfully completing this course the student should be able to:

- Describe – from an overall perspective – the major energy conversion processes, their accompanying resource requirements, and impacts on air, water, soil, wildlife, and humans, drawing distinctions between applications in industrialized nations and developing countries.

­ Demonstrate clear understanding of  the issues and processes related to decisionmaking when designing complex energy systems.

­ Describe the impact of leadership and its requisita in the process of creating a secure energy supply.

Present a system engineering impact statement together with life cycle analysis for an industrial energy supply system.

­ Conduct a major case study, embodying the concepts and tools presented during the course, including the assimilation of relevant technical and societal aspects.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed Bachelor of Science studies or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Handouts on the lectures

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

PRO1 - Project, 3.0 cr, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 cr, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Other requirements for final grade *

Case report (3 cr): Includes 2 – 4 -pages written report, 1 - 2-page peer assessment of another student’s report, and oral presentation of own report. One grade (A-F) assigned per individual.

Final exam (3 cr) Tests knowledge of subjects presented at lectures. One grade (A-F) assigned per individual.

Individual grades ranging from A-F will be assigned based on the weighted contribution of the above

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MJ2455

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.