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Content and learning outcomes
- Systems thinking and systems analysis
- Energy economy
- Uncertainty and scenario analysis
- Energy challenges for future cities and districts involving several interested parties and multiple optimisation criteria. modelling and simulation of energy systems at district and city level
- Innovative business models for energy systems
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student should be able to:
- Analyse and model large and complex energy systems on district/city level in a methodological way.
- Examine uncertainties, through scenarios and sensitivity analysis, connected to future cities and districts.
- Evaluate the cost efficiency for sustainable energy systems by applying appropriate economic methods.
- Develop and evaluate innovative business models that handle local socio-techno-economic challenges in city scale
Literature and preparations
Degree of Bachelor of Science. Preferably knowledge in thermodynamics (equivalent to MJ1112), heat transfer (equivalent to MJ1401), renewable energy (equivalent to MJ2411) and systems modeling.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- PRO1 - Project work, 6.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- SEM1 - Seminar, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, 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.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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.
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 MJ2511