Life Cycle Assessment - SOLA5051

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School:  School of the Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will deal with life cycle analysis and its use for life cycle assessment of energy systems. Methodologies, boundary issues, data bases and applications will be studied. The uses of LCA will be illustrated with industrial case studies and with studies aimed at quantifying externalities associated with different electricity generation technologies.
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