|1. Course Title||ICT for Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development|
|3. Study program||TKII|
|4. Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department)||Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies|
|5. Degree (first, second, third cycle)||First cycle|
|6. Academic year/semester||IV/8||7. Number of ECTS credits||6.00|
|8. Lecturer||Dr Aleksandar Risteski|
|9. Course Prerequisites|
10. Course Goals (acquired competencies): Knowledge of the possibilities for application of information-communication technologies (ICT) for achieving energy efficiency and sustainable development. Knowledge of basic aspects of energy efficiency and sustainable ICT development.
11. Course Syllabus: Introduction. The need and possibilities of using ICT for energy efficiency and sustainable development. Economic benefits. Carriers of innovations for energy-efficient and sustainable ICT (Green ICT). Business development opportunities. Trends for energy consumption in ICT. Overview of technologies and their development in terms of energy efficiency. Energy consumption in data centers. Effects of modern trends (collocation, virtualization, cloud services) on energy efficiency. Energy consumption in communication networks: access networks, home networks and user equipment. Energy consumption in communication networks: edge and core networks. Software influence on energy efficiency and sustainable development. Application of ICT in the production, transmission and distribution of electricity. Application of ICT in transport and logistics. Application of ICT for automation of industrial processes. Application of ICT in building management. Application of ICT to reduce carbon emission and global warming effect. Energy-efficient and sustainable ICT. Negative effects of ICT on energy efficiency and sustainable development.
12. Learning methods: Lectures, tutorial and laboratory classes, individual student projects and seminar works.
|13. Total number of course hours||3 + 1 + 1 + 0|
|14. Distribution of course hours||180|
|15. Forms of teaching||15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching||45|
|15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork||30|
|16. Other course activities||16.1. Projects, seminar papers||20|
|16.2. Individual tasks||20|
|16.3. Homework and self-learning||65|
|17. Grading||17.1. Exams||10|
|17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral)||20|
|17.3. Activity and participation|
|17.4. Final exam||70|
|18. Grading criteria (points)||up to 50 points||5 (five) (F)|
|from 51 to 60 points||6 (six) (E)|
|from 61 to 70 points||7 (seven) (D)|
|from 71 to 80 points||8 (eight) (C)|
|from 81 to 90 points||9 (nine) (B)|
|from 91 to 100 points||10 (ten) (A)|
|19. Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam||Regular participation to lectures and tutorial classes and completion of all laboratory exercises.|
|20. Forms of assessment||During the semester, one partial written exam is taken for a maximum of 90 minutes and tests are conducted during the classes. Instead of taking the second partial exam, a seminar paper or project task (team or individual) is prepared. The final grade includes points from the partial exam, tests and from the seminar paper or project assignment.
The partial exam is taken in the exam sessions. The final grade includes points from the exam, tests and from the seminar paper or project assignment.
A special instruction published before each exam regulates the manner of taking the exam and the use of teaching aids and electronic devices during the exam
|21. Language||Macedonian and English|
|22. Method of monitoring of teaching quality||Internal evaluation and polls.|
|23.1. Required Literature|
|1||L.M. Hilty, B. Aebischer (Eds.)||ICT Innovations for Sustainability||Springer||2015|
|2||ICT for Energy Efficiency (ICT4EE)||2010|
|23.2. Additional Literature|
|1||Penni McLean-Conner||Energy Efficiency: Principles and Practices||PennWell Corp.||2009|
|2||World Energy Outlook||International Energy Agency||2011|