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  • Courses - 56
    Courses Pages 56 Flexible Learning Electrical Project Programme Code 4993 Provider Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering Duration 24 weeks self directed Deliverables include an Outline Report Reflective Analysis Report Project Diary Final Report and Presentation Campus Moylish Description Modules Apply Contact Programme Aims To provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their independent leadership and project management skills through the study analysis and resolution of a work based problem This will be closely linked with the Electrical Layout and Planning module A reflective analysis approach is adopted in the selection of a suitable project and the assessment is based on a final report and presentation Having successfully completed this module the learner will be able to 1 Identify a suitable work based or industry based project relevant to their personal career and academic goals 2 Specify the scope of the proposed project or study in terms of a project definition objectives and outcomes 3 Plan undertake and manage a project within a specified timeframe using limited resources 4 Apply the appropriate tools methods techniques and technologies in the development and management of the project 5 Make comprehensive recommendations on further work necessary on the project or which would improve the design solution 6 Publish a project report on the specification conduct and findings of the project and make a final presentation on project progress and conclusions 7 Reflect on the conclusions of their research project to their personal and professional development identify their development needs and address these needs Entry Requirement Entry is restricted to students who are registered on the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology Approved registrations for the project are taken throughout the year and forms are available from the Department of Flexible Learning Examinations The final assessment will be by a panel of academic staff The marks will be divided into 15 for the Reflective Analysis report and Project Diary and 70 for the Project Report Dissertation Portfolio Design Study Feasibility Study and 15 for the Project Presentation It is necessary to pass all elements to achieve an award in the module Course Content The project may be tailored to suit the relevant industrial sector where the learner is typically employed as long as the learning outcomes specified for the module are achieved Projects may fall into the following categories Industrial Project Specification and resolution of an industry based problem Feasibility Study Analysis and selection of an optimum operation Design Study Preparation of a comprehensive design for an application In general the project should have the employer s support and fall within the existing expertise of the learner It is intended that the project provides the learner with the opportunity to apply many of the skills acquired over the duration of the programme The project also provides the learner with work based learning that demands a rational coherent approach to problem resolution The learner will be assigned a project supervisor who will counsel the learner during all phases of the project The learner will be

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    Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 36 Flexible Learning Computer Aided Design CAD Programme Code 4851 Provider Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering Duration 12 weeks 3 hours per week Monday from 7 00pm to 10 00pm Commencing Monday 14th September 2015 Campus Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Programme Aims To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of Product design tools methods drawing layouts and dimensions Having successfully completed this module the learner will be able to 1 Understand the concept of 2D orthographic projection in relation to product drawings and understand how 3D solid modeling software functions 2 Create 3D solid models of engineering components fixtures and tools 3 Create 3D assemblies 4 Produce detailed assembly and component drawings 5 Be able to customise the CAD environment Entry Requirement There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of

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    D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 136 Flexible Learning Electrical Power Systems Programme Code 4911 Provider Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering Duration 12 weeks 3 hours per week Monday from 7 00pm to 10 00pm Commencing Monday 25th January 2016 Campus Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Programme Aims To provide the learner with specialised knowledge of the types characteristics and applications of power supply and storage systems Having successfully completed this module the learner will be able to Be able to distinguish among the different types of power converters Be able to describe the operation of a Flyback Switch Mode Power Supply Describe the operation of and evaluate the performance of an Uninterruptable Power Supply UPS Be able to identify and evaluate the different protection and filtering components in a Power Converter Be introduced to Alternating Current Supply systems and the Induction Motor Entry Requirement There are no formal entry requirements to take this module however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must

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    Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 151 Flexible Learning Mathematics 1 Programme Code 4003 Provider Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering Duration 12 weeks 3 hours per week Thursday from 7 00pm to 10 00pm Commencing Thursday 17th September 2015 Campus Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Programme Aims To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of the application of engineering mathematics and applied statistics Having successfully completed this module the learner will be able to Use linear algebra to solve systems of linear equations Formulate and solve differential equations Produce all of the standard graphical and numerical summaries of data sets Apply laws of probability and probability models to technological problems Construct and interpret control charts for variables and control charts for attributes and perform process capability analysis Entry Requirement There are no formal entry requirements to take this module however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor

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  • LIT Courses - SB14
    RESEARCH ENTERPRISE Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LIT Courses LIT LIT Courses Springboard SB14 LIT Courses 3D Printing and Embedded Systems Programme Code SB14 Provider Department of Flexible Learning Duration 1 evening per week 5 10pm with a number of Saturday workshops over 21 40 weeks Commencing January 2016 Campus Cloughjordan Description Modules Apply Contact Programme Aims 3D printing and embedded computing are emerging technologies showing potential to reach new markets and create new jobs Students who complete this programme should be able to Demonstrate the viability of utilising 3D printing technology to develop product prototypes Demonstrate the range of low cost embedded systems available on the market Develop skills to allow for prototype models for a range of products to be produced This Course is delivered in the WeCreate Workspace and Fab Lab North Tipperary Green Enterprise Park Cloughjordan Co Tipperary What is the programme about The electronics and CAD component of the course will provide skills and knowledge in the areas of automation development and design The Fab Lab includes electronic workbenches and test equipment which along with sensors actuators and microcontrollers such as Arduino allow students to develop their projects The cross use between these and the 3D printers and scanners will provide opportunities for students to learn design and assembly techniques for integrated projects to showcase to prospective employers The course content on embedded computing supporting automation will provide students with knowledge and skills preparing them for development and support work in any company that uses automated production processes Skills here transfer well to many industries and the graduates will find job openings in areas from Food production to Pharma For example experienced electricians could use this course to upskill themselves in the ICT area of using sensors and actuators in the residential sector Entry Requirement Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination including Maths and either Irish or English The Mathematics requirement must be met by pass Ordinary or Higher Level Mathematics Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years if they have attained appropriate experience and thresholds deemed equivalent on the recommendation of the institute Examinations Assessment will be through a range of continuous assessments and a significant energy of programme project Special Purpose Award Level 6

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    Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ENTERPRISE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 230 Flexible Learning Freshwater Detective Programme Code T208 Provider Department of Flexible Learning Duration The programme will be delivered over two weekends and include a Friday evening 6 9pm and Saturdays 9 4pm The programme will include a mixture of class time and field trips for observation and examination Dates Nov 6 7 20 21 LIT Clonmel Nov 27 28 Dec 4 5 LIT Moylish Campus Clonmel Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Programme Aims The course will teach the students the basics of becoming a Freshwater Detective and how using the presence or absence of specific insects or fish to read a river corridor or lake shore This in turn will ensure that students can become guardians of this unique Irish resource No previous knowledge is required What is the programme about The island of Ireland possesses an aquatic heritage which is unique in Europe Packed into a land area of just 84 000 km2 is a vast array of loughs rivers and streams Some of the bolder strewn brassy river channels flash by for all to see some are hidden from view and furtively skirt unnoticed along the edges of the hedgerows Still others flow largely beneath our feet only appearing above ground for tantalisingly short periods Our lakes are shallow often wind swept and amongst the most highly productive still waters in the world Easily damaged by over enrichment they demand careful and thoughtful stewardship During our course we will examine this unique resource its sources and origin its contribution to biological diversity and its importance for the landscape and for humans Entry Requirement An interest in learning and understanding our fresh water resources Examinations No examinations or continuous assessment Course Content Day 1 1800 to 21 00 Part 1 The Physical structure and functioning of Irish lakes and rivers Glacial history Geology and Topography The sources of water and the water cycle Part 2 Invertebrate and plant life in our rivers and lakes An introduction to the ecology of freshwater Life in rivers and streams Day 2 09 00 to 10 00 Part 2 Cont The main invertebrate and plant groups Skills of the Freshwater Detective Life in Freshwater Field class and lunch 10

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    293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ENTERPRISE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE Enterprise Ladder Innovation Vouchers Hartnett EAC National Franchise Centre Enterprise START Market Link Enterprise News Events RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 108 Flexible Learning Near Zero Energy Buildings Programme Code T203 Provider Department of Flexible Learning Duration Commencing in January 2016 and concluding at the end of June 2016 Content will be delivered on line with site visits weekend sessions arranged in advance during the delivery period Campus On Line and LIT Thurles for 6 weekend sessions Description Modules Apply Contact Programme Aims Changing building regulations demands for low energy buildings and the development of micro generation systems require professionals with expertise and knowledge of emerging technologies and systems This programme will deal with passive solar and sustainable building design renewable energy systems and air tightness and ventilation with a specific focus on the residential sector The programme is targeted at architects builders engineers and others involved in the building sector Students will study passive solar design for new and retrofitting buildings building materials and methods that can be used from a sustainability perspective They will engage in the design of renewable energy supply systems for dwellings For the relevant technologies the programme will take the participant through the entire design cycle from site evaluation choice of technology system component selection and load analysis Participants will develop a complete design for a new or retrofitted building with the aim of achieving a Near Zero Energy Building The programme will be delivered on line with a total of 6 weekend sessions for site visits and design tutorials Entry Requirement Minimum requirements will normally be a pass in six Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics or an equivalent qualification Applicants who do not meet these requirements but who are aged 23 and over will be considered for entry on the basis of a written assessment and if appropriate also an interview Equivalence may be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant relevant experience Examinations There will be no final examination but the programme is assessed using formal academic procedures Assessment will be carried out through a combination of topic reviews site visit reports and assignments The assignments require a significant time input The total time commitment to the programme is estimated at 300 hours contact time assignment work and study Award On successful completion of the programme and satisfaction of the

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    Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Flexible Learning LIT Flexible Learning Courses Pages 166 Flexible Learning Geographic Information Systems GIS Programme Code T201 Provider Department of Flexible Learning Duration One year commencing 6th October 2015 and concluding at the end of April 2016 There is a total of 130 contact hours The contact hours are made up of lectures and computer tutorials which take place one evening 3 hours per week with the addition of every second Saturday for Modules 2 to 4 Potential participants should be aware that there will be a significant time commitment required outside of class time as GIS is a practical skill learned through use of different software tools and systems Campus Thurles Description Modules Apply Contact Programme Aims The need for GIS Skills has been specifically identified in the Forfás Report Guidance for Higher Education Providers Springboard 2012 The structure of the course is such that students will receive training in the practical application of GIS skills as an analytic tool in environmental and other areas This Certificate in GIS is designed to equip learners with the introductory skills in the field with a specific focus on the application of GIS in environmental and social contexts Data mapping management and analysis are particular needs in the environmental and business context Applications include environmental monitoring resource mapping infrastructure planning socioeconomic analysis etc The programme uses real life data from a range of open sources to demonstrate and build the competencies of the learners Given that GIS is now being applied across a wide range of areas this programme would be a significant benefit for a person who is required to upgrade their existing skills People who successfully complete this programme can continue on to study advanced GIS techniques e g CIT Masters in GIS or seek employment as GIS Technicians Students will use a range of GIS software including e g MapInfo and various Open Source GIS packages and Systems Entry Requirement Minimum requirements will normally be a pass in six Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics or an equivalent qualification Equivalence may be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant relevant experience Applicants who do not meet these requirements but who are aged 23 and over will be considered for entry on the basis of a written assessment and if appropriate an interview process Examinations While the programme is practically oriented it does involve formal academic assessment Assessment is primarily through the completion of practical assignments though there is one

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