Intelligent ICT Infrastructures

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title ICT for Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10Л016
  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
  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 Two partial exams during the semester (in the middle and in the end of the semester) with a duration of 120 minutes each or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. Usage of books, hand-written materials or any kind of supplementary text book during the exam is not allowed, only a calculator is allowed
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and polls.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 L.M. Hilty, B. Aebischer (Eds.) ICT Innovations for Sustainability Springer 2015
2 ICT for Energy Efficiency (ICT4EE) 2010
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Penni McLean-Conner  Energy Efficiency: Principles and Practices  PennWell Corp.  2009
2  World Energy Outlook  International Energy Agency  2011