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Offshore Wind Energy Minor

LR-Mi-176 Wind energy is one of the most promising renewable energy sources. The sector is currently expanding fast offshore, through the installation of large offshore wind farms. The demand for wind energy professionals with a technical, economic and management background, and for specialists who also have a broad understanding of the sector, is huge. This minor is an opportunity for students to explore this new branch of the wind industry, and to acquire an in-depth understanding of the technical, financial and political aspects of offshore wind energy. The courses focus on the link between developing new technology and the relationship with the social context. Check all TU Delft minors Watch the recording of the Online Minor Event 2022 View the brochure Coordinated by the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering Selection criteria: - ECs: 30 Language: English Maximum participants: 75 Non-selection minor: Selection minor: Education period: Q1 and Q2 For Whom? BSc students AE, 3mE, CiTG, EWI, TBM and TNW Education methods: Lectures, exercises and project What will you learn? The programme includes both construction courses and process management courses Register for this minor Open registration Course overview See below Contact Contact information For whom? The courses are aimed at Bachelor’s students at TU Delft from AE, 3mE, EWI, TNW, CEG, and TBM. The minor is also an interesting option for students from outside TU Delft with the necessary prior knowledge: basic knowledge of mathematics, physics and mechanical engineering. What will you learn? After completing the minor, students will: have knowledge of the technological aspects of offshore wind energy to supplement their own study programme, and more specifically of the production and transport of (sustainable) electricity. be able to place the latest technological developments regarding (offshore) wind energy, smart grids and energy markets in a social context. Course Overview The Minor (30 EC) is composed of the following courses: Fundamentals of wind energy I (AE, 3 EC) Fundamentals of wind energy II (AE, 3 EC) Basics of aeroacoustics for wind energy (AE, 3 EC) Project management basics (CT, 5 EC) Asset management (AE, 5 EC) Integration assignment (AE, 6 EC) Introduction to energy systems (TPM, 5 EC) The minor code is LR-Mi-176-year Register for this minor The registration for a minor takes place via OSIRIS. For more information about registration and application click below. More information about registration Contact Dr.ir. A.C. (Axelle) Viré +31 15 27 81385 A.C.Vire@tudelft.nl

Project Management: from Nano to Mega

CT-MI-174 It is often said that today's society has become 'projectified'. We want to create ever-more-complicated products on an ever-larger scale, yet we still want them to be unique. Project management is the ideal way to organise the realisation of this diversity of products. This minor deals with all aspects of project management. With the help of examples from practice, ranging from nano-industry to megaprojects, you will gain a greater understanding of this discipline. Check all TU Delft minors Presentation Minor TU Delft - Project Management: from Nano to Mega Brochure Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences ECs: 30 Language: English Maximum participants: 80 Education periods: Q1, Q2 Minor code: CT-MI-174 Non-selection minor: Selection minor: Criteria: not applicable For Whom? All TU Delft BSc students. Students from other universities who have an interest in the management aspects of technical projects. What will you learn? Basic aspects of project management for technical projects. Course overview First quarter 15 EC Second quarter 15 EC Education methods Lectures and project Register for this minor Visit minors.tudelft.nl Contact Student experience, challenges and contact information For Whom? All TU Delft BSc students with an interest in the management aspects of technical projects. Students from other universities who have an interest in the management aspects of technical projects. What will you learn? You will learn the basic aspects of project management for technical projects. Project skills will also be covered, since you will be working in a multidisciplinary team. You will be given many examples of project management practice in different technical domains, like construction, nano-industry, traditional production industry, ICT and public infrastructure megaprojects. You will learn how to write a thorough project plan for a project that relates to your Bachelor's programme. Many of the TU Delft lecturers involved have extensive experience in executing projects in practice, like RWS, Shell, TNO, AT Osborne and ASML. Course overview The first quarter of the minor begins with the basic principles of project management. You will look at the legal aspects and the economic usefulness and necessity of projects. In the integration course, you will work with a team on a group assignment, and experience what it is like to work in a project team. In quarter 2 you will deepen your knowledge of project management by linking it to process management and decision-making theory. The project of the integration course continues in Q2. All minor students follow the same program, consisting of 5 courses: CT3101: Project Management Basics (Q1) CT3102-15: Introduction to project finance & legal aspects of projects (Q1) CT3103: Integration: technical project (Q1 & Q2) CT3104: Fit-for-purpose projectmanagement (Q2) TBM610A: Process Management and Decision-making in Project Environments (Q2) Education methods Number of contact hours Full time program with a lot of teamwork. ~14 hours on campus Q1, ~10 hours on campus Q2 Modes of instruction Q1: Lectures (~14 hours), teamwork + project work ~16 hours, self study ~8 hours Q2: Lectures (~10 hours), teamwork + project work ~20 hours, self study ~8 hours Register for this minor More information about registration Participating institutions Faculty of CEG, IDM section Faculty of TPM, Multi-actor systems Contact Student experience “It really broadened my view, compared to my technical Bachelor program”. “The minor gave me a good impression about project management in real companies”. Challenges What are key factors for technical projects? What is “fit-for-purpose” projectmanagement? Contact Dr. Ir. Marian Bosch-Rekveldt +31 (0)15 27 84771 m.g.c.bosch-rekveldt@tudelft.nl Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences Integral Design and Management

Space Missions Minor

LR-MI-232 The minor Space Missions is an interdisciplinary thematic minor provided by Delft University of Technology and Leiden University. This minor is associated with LDE’s ‘Space for Science and Society’ program and is accessible to students of selected BSc programs from all three universities. Students will obtain insight in the science carried out from space as well as the design of associated instrumentation and spacecraft. Through theory and challenge-based mission assignments performed in teams, they will experience the interdisciplinary relationship between the engineering and scientific domain of spaceflight. The missions will be provided and supported by professionals in the space sector (ESA, SRON, etc.) and guided by academic tutors from both the scientific and engineering field. Check all TU Delft minors Watch the recording of the Online Minor Event 2022 James Webb Telescope (NASA, CC-PD) Coordinated by the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering Selection criteria: - ECs: 30 Language: English Maximum participants: 60 Education period: Q1 and Q2 Non-selection minor: Selection minor: For Whom? BSc students from TU Delft, University of Leiden & Erasmus University What will you learn? Analyze and design a space mission from the scientific application to the design of a spacecraft. Course overview Space Sciences (10 EC) Space Engineering (10 EC) Mission Assignment (10 EC) Education methods: Lectures, exercises and project Register for this minor Open registration Contact Contact information For whom? The minor requires a solid entry level of physics and mathematics and is therefore only suitable to students who have sufficient background and being able to keep up with the level of engineering and beta-science at 3rd year BSc level. Most students from the eligible bachelor programs should in principle be able to follow and complete this minor successfully. Some of the eligible BSc majors may however have limited courses on mathematics or physics. If students however obtained high grades in those courses in physics and mathematics at high school, this should sufficiently compensate for the limitations in their current major. Delft University of Technology: all BSc programs. University of Leiden: Astronomy, Bioinformatics, Computer Science & Economics, Computer Science, Life Science & Technology, Mathematics, Molecular Science & Technology. Erasmus University: Econometrics & Economics, Econometrics & Operational Research, Econometrics and Philosophy of Economics. What will you learn? How does our universe look like and how is it formed? Can we detect life-forms on other planets? How can we monitor pollution and climate change? Space missions are key to answer these fundamental questions. It all starts with curiosity and the science that drives these missions. But the idea should also be feasible in terms of engineering. Moreover, new technology can sometimes enable new applications not thought of before. In Space Missions, challenging science and innovative engineering comes together. However, people working on these missions often have limited understanding of the other discipline which sometimes leads to wrong expectations, miscommunication or missed opportunities. The space sector is growing rapidly worldwide and missions become increasingly more demanding. This minor intends to provide the new generation of scientists and engineers with a broad understanding of the main disciplines involved, being able to bridge the gaps in this exciting field! The qualifications of a student after having followed the Minor include: The student understands the scientific goals of space missions and related instrumentation. The student can define and analyse missions for these applications and provide the key characteristics and fundamental physics behind it. The student is able to investigate a scientific application, starting from a specified need or conceptual idea, and derive the scientific and technical requirements related to it. The student is able to make a conceptual design of an innovative space mission including the preliminary system sizing, main subsystem trade-offs and a project plan. The learning goals , related to the qualifications, are that the student shall be able to: Understand scientific space missions and goals, motivate and quantify their main characteristics and create and evaluate the key requirements within the context of the scientific ambitions, innovative technologies and organizational resources and constraints. Describe, explain, compare and select instrumentation, spacecraft and ground segment components according to specific mission and/or subsystem requirements. Design and evaluate scientific space applications, compare this with existing solutions and identify novel applications relevant to the body of science. Design and evaluate the top-level of an innovative space system for a scientific application and compare this with state-of-the-art technology. Course overview The minor comprises specific courses on scientific applications of Space Missions and the engineering of spacecraft and its instruments. The minor will be concluded by a large mission assignment which will be performed through several modular courses. All courses are developed specifically and exclusively for the Space Missions minor. * Students with a major in Astronomy follow AE3524E instead of AE3522UL Part Domain Code Course & Link Study load A (Q1) Science Courses CT3533 Earth Observation 3 AE3522UL Astronomy * 4 AE3523 Planetary Sciences 3 Engineering Courses AE3524 Spacecraft Design & Astrodynamics 5 AE3524E * Additional Assignments 4 B (Q2) AE3529 Space Instrumentation 5 Mission Assignment AE3626 Project Design & Analysis 2 AE3527UL Scientific Case Study 4 AE3528 Engineering Case Study 4 These BSc majors require specific tailoring of the program: Astronomy students The Astronomy course has 100% overlap with a selection of the Astronomy BSc major. Therefore, its students enrolled in the minor will follow a 4 ECTS course extension of Spacecraft Design & Astrodynamics instead in which they will perform two extended assignments (see course description for more details). Aerospace Engineering students The Spacecraft Design & Astrodynamics course contains approximately 40% (2 EC) overlap with Aerospace Engineering BSc major. Therefore, its students will follow one extended assignment which counts for 2 EC instead assignments (see course description for more details). Erasmus University students When students can only select a 15 ECTS minor due to restrictions of their BSc program, they are eligible to only follow Part A in the first academic quarter. For part A, qualifications and learning goals 1 and 2 apply. Education methods Science Courses (10 EC) In these courses, the scientific field and their main questions are studied. Illustrated with real mission examples, signals and remote sensing techniques will be taught and students will learn to derive the requirements for scientific missions. Engineering Courses (10 EC) In these courses, background is provided for the engineering of spacecraft orbits, spacecraft design and space instrumentation. The courses provide the physical working principles, system sizing and main design trade-offs. Mission Assignment (10 EC) The assignment is an integrated approach on a mission case study. Groups of students of mixed BSc majors apply the knowledge, starting with a top-level scientific mission analysis, mission design and preliminary system sizing using the collaborative design facility at TU Delft. Some lectures will be given covering basics in the field of space projects and systems engineering. After this, the science case and the space system design are worked out in separate modules. Extra-curricular Activities A few excursions are foreseen such as a visit to ESA-ESTEC and the ‘Sterrewacht’ in Leiden. An opening and closing event for the minor will be held. These activities are not assessed, but will enrich the experience of the minor. Register for this minor Registration is open to students of the eligible BSc programs. The capacity is limited to 60 in total of which 35 places are reserved for TU Delft, 20 places for University of Leiden and 5 for Erasmus University. The eligible programs are listed in the admission matrix . More information about general registration procedures and timelines can be found on the TU Delft minor webpage . Please note that the Space Missions minor falls under the category ‘non-selection minor’. Contact Dr. ir. J. (Jasper) Bouwmeester +31 15 27 84615 Jasper.Bouwmeester@tudelft.nl