2019 Urban Energy Services

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Instructor(s)
Yuasa Kazuhiro 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue3-4(G324)  
Group
-
Course number
UDE.E501
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/1
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course focuses on renewable energy utilization, district heating and cooling system and smart community as urban or district energy systems, and introduces their mechanism and advanced cases. Students are given homework at the first class, and present their findings at the last class.
The aim of this course is to teach students to understand a role of energy supply systems in urban or district planning.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Explain the mechanisms of renewable energy utilization, district heating and cooling system and smart community.
2) Make a basic urban planning in consideration of urban energy systems.

Keywords

Renewable energy, District Heating and Cooling System, Smart community

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Students share the role of the investigation of advanced cases at the end of class 2, 4 and 6, and present findings at the biginning of class 3, 5, and 7.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Overview Definition of urban energy system.
Class 2 Basic theory of renewable energy Definition and mechanism of renewable energy
Class 3 Advanced cases of renewable energy utilization Presentation of advanced cases of renewable energy utilization.
Class 4 Basic theory of district heating and cooling system Definition and mechanism of district heating nd cooling system.
Class 5 Advanced cases of district heating and cooling system Presentation of advanced cases of district heating and cooling system.
Class 6 Basic theory of smart community Definition and mechanism of smart community.
Class 7 Advanced cases of smart community Presentaion of advanced cases of smart community.
Class 8 Presentation and discussion of reports Role of energy systems in urban or district planning.

Textbook(s)

Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students' course scores are based on reports(70%) and exercise problems(30%).

Related courses

  • ARC.E401 : Advanced Course on Environmental Engineering and Building Survices

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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