Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. електричної інженерії

Energy Conservation


1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 14. Електрична інженерія 141. Електроенергетика, електротехніка та електромеханіка (бакалавр) 1 1

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Koval Vadim Petrovich
Academic degree Cand. Sc.
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the University
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 32
Practical classes: 0
Laboratory classes: 16

Amount of hours for individual work: 72
ECTS credits: 4
Teaching language english
Form of final examination exam
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

The purpose of the study of the discipline: the mastering of methods and means of increasing the efficiency of the use of traditional and non-traditional energy resources in production systems. Discipline "Energy Conservation " is intended for studying by students studying in the field "Electrical engineering and electrotechnology" and aimed at raising their level of knowledge in the direction of reducing energy consumption. It contains theoretical information on energy saving in the industries and general industrial processes, the main technological processes and equipment, the operating conditions of the technological equipment, the modes of production and consumption of electricity, and the improvement of the energy efficiency of the operating modes of industrial-technological installations.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

List of disciplines based on learning results from this discipline

Renewable energy sources
Power Plants
Energy management

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Theme 1. Forms of energy.
Theme 2. Energy types.
Theme 3. Energy production.
Theme 4. Energy efficiency and traditional buildings.
Theme 5. Energy-efficient windows and doors.
Theme 6. Wall insulation.
Theme 7. Energy-efficient lighting.
Theme 8. Energy storage systems.
Theme 9. Electric cars.
Theme 10. Summer air-conditioning systems.
Theme 11. Save energy at home.
Theme 12. Energy efficient architecture.

Laboratory classes (topics)

1. Non-contact temperature measurement.
2. Electrical characteristics of photovoltaic cells.
3. Solar water heater systems.
4. Measuring UV and IR radiation and visible light.
5. The energy efficiency of replacement lamp radiation on clamp and lamp dimensions.

Learning materials and resources

1. Abt. SRBI and Research Into Action (2002-2010). Energy Conservation, Efficiency, and Demand Response Study. Fort Myers, FL: Abt. SRBI National Center for Energy Research.
2. Beck, P., Doctors, S.I., and Hammond, P.Y. (1980). Individual Energy Conservation Behaviors. Cambridge, MA: Oelgeschlager, Gunn and Hain.
3. Lutzenhiser, L. (2002). An exploratory analysis of residential electricity conservation survey and billing data. Consultant Report for California Energy Commission. Retrieved September 2, 2010 from
4. Leighty, W., Meier, A., 2010. Short‐term Electricity Conservation in Juneau, Alaska: A Study of Household Activities. Proceedings of the 2010 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Washington, DC: ACEEE, eec. ucdavis. edu/aceee/2010/data/papers/2131. pdf.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Control in the form of individual and face-to-face interviews. Written control in the form of independent written works. Current testing in the Atutor system

Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
(100 points)
(4 points)
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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