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

Säker energiförsörjning, del 1 - ledarskap och fallstudier

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

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

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

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 main content

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.


Completed Bachelor of Science studies or equivalent


Handouts on the lectures


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

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

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

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology



Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2009.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2009.