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General information:
Name:
Physical background of energy conversion
Course of study:
2015/2016
Code:
BEZ-1-512-s
Faculty of:
Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
Study level:
First-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Ecological Sources of Energy
Semester:
5
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
Polish
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż. Marszałek Konstanty (marszale@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr inż. Małek Anna (amalek@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Skills
M_U001 Students will measure basic characteristics of solar cell modules EZ1A_U18 Execution of laboratory classes
Knowledge
M_W001 Students get large knowledge about physical phenomena in energy conversion field EZ1A_W06 Test
M_W002 Students get large knowledge about vacuum technique and thin film technology, which are used in photovoltaic cell production EZ1A_W16 Test
M_W003 Students could design vacuum installation and simulate characteristics of desired filters using of MolyFlower and Multicalc programs. EZ1A_U18 Execution of laboratory classes
M_W004 Students get large knowledge about different types of renewable sources, methods of installation and connection with physical background. EZ1A_K07, EZ1A_W16 Test
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Skills
M_U001 Students will measure basic characteristics of solar cell modules - - + - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Students get large knowledge about physical phenomena in energy conversion field + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Students get large knowledge about vacuum technique and thin film technology, which are used in photovoltaic cell production + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 Students could design vacuum installation and simulate characteristics of desired filters using of MolyFlower and Multicalc programs. + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W004 Students get large knowledge about different types of renewable sources, methods of installation and connection with physical background. + - - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:
Wykłady

1. Semiconductors, energy structures, diodes (photovoltaic) , from sand to Si-diode
2. Bernoully’ low, Why windmill is rotating?
3. Heat – energy transfer
4. Energy storage (energy accumulator)
5. Vacuum technique
6. Thin film technology
7. Measuring methods used in energy conversion.

Laboratory classes:
Laboratoria

1. I-V characteristic of solar cell (4h)
2. Vacuum generators ( rough pump, Root’s pumps, diffusion pump, turbomolecular, criogenic) and vacuummeter ( based on different physical phenomena ) (3+3)
3. Thin film deposition (size effect) (4)
4 Investigation of energy converetr device (4)
5.Angular characteristic of PV panels (2)

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 80 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in lectures 15 h
Participation in laboratory classes 15 h
Preparation for classes 20 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 30 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade= 0,5*test from lectures+ 0,5*lab grade

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

• Physics basic course
• Maths basic course
• Windows background

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. Haliday & Resnick, Fundamentals of physics
2. MolyFlower
3. Multicalc

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None