lelme2420  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

5 crédits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
Thèmes abordés
  • World energy outlook
  • Energy systems
  • Energy technologies
  • Environmental, economic, societal, ethical aspects of energy

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :

1 Contribution of the course to the program objectives (N°)
  • AA1.1, AA1.3
  • AA3.1, AA3.3
  • AA5.2, AA5.3, AA.5.4, AA.5.5, AA5.6
  • AA6.1, AA6.2, AA.6.3
Specific learning outcomes of the course
  • Memorize the main orders of magnitude and units in the field of energy
  • Identify and understand the main parameters required to characterize the performance, in terms of technical, environmental, economic, societal, and ethical aspects, of energy systems and technologies
  • Examine the literature on a topic related to energy
  • Question and weigh different opinions on energy topics
  • Defend in a written document and/or in a presentation your analysis (technical, environmental, economic, societal, and ethical) on an energy topic
Non-exhaustive list of possible topics for the seminars
  • Link between energy-economy
  • Philosophical roots of the energy/ecological crisis
  • Focus over the energy situation in Africa
  • AP1000 reactor and passive safety systems
  • Perception of energy needs
  • Nuclear fusion
  • Energy in buildings
  • Low carbon Belgium in 2050
  • Nuclear wastes
  • Generation 4 nuclear reactors
  • Combined heat and power (CHP) and district heating
  • Visit of gas-steam combined power cycle
  • Visit of nuclear installations (SCK•CEN, Belgoprocess)
  • Visit of the CHP of Louvain la Neuve
  • Materials for the energy transition
Méthodes d'enseignement
Suggested teaching approach
    • Seminars given by internal/external experts on different topics related to energy
    • Briefings and/or Debriefings of the seminars based on selected readings 
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants
rapport d'approfondissement d'une des thématiques abordées. Les consignes pour le rapport seront fournies au premier cours. 
  • Selected papers and documents related to the topics of the seminars
Support de cours
  • Slides des conférenciers
Faculté ou entité
en charge

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Master [120] : ingénieur civil mécanicien

Master [120] : ingénieur civil électromécanicien