Energy and Socio-economic Development
- Explain changes in the pattern of energy use throughout history.
- Explain the link between energy intensity and economic development.
- Understand complementary and suplementary relationships between energy sources.
- Explain the importance of individual energy sources in the most important sectors.
- Understand the concept of energy coupling of different sectors.
- Explain the process of energy transition.
- Understand the impact of energy transition on the economy and society.
- Explain the foundations of the organization and functioning of the European Union strategy in the field of energy and climate and the Croatian NECP.
Forms of Teaching
Course teaching is organized through two teaching cycles. The first cycle consists of 7 weeks of direct instruction and an intermediate exam. The second cycle of classes includes 6 weeks of direct classes and a final exam. classes are conducted over a total of 15 weeks with a weekly load of 2 hoursSeminars and workshops
Through the work on the seminar, students will describe the results of independent research based on assigned task.Partial e-learning
Potentially through MoodleIndependent assignments
Through the work on the seminar and short tasks during lectures
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Class participation||0 %||6 %||0 %||0 %|
|Seminar/Project||50 %||25 %||50 %||25 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||45 %||40 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||45 %||29 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||75 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- The use of energy throughout history and the accompanying development of civilization.
- Presentation of historical statistics on energy usage.
- General projections of energy use in the future.
- The link between energy intensity and economic development of the country, the region and society in general.
- Development of transport infrastructure based on the development of technologies for the use of energy resources.
- Industrial revolution and relation to energy usage.
- Use of energy in the public and service sectors, industry and the household sector.
- Historical trend of energy mix changing in the power sector.
- Public and nuclear energy and radioactivity.
- The role of energy in other sectors and energy coupling of different sectors.
- Energy transition and it's impact on the economy and society.
- Energy security and independence.
- European Union Strategies in the Field of Energy and Climate and the Croatian NECP.
- Final exam.