Energy & Sustainability Management FT
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Fundamentals of Energy Technology

level of course unit

Introduction

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Understand the theory of chemical reactions and equilibria as well as electrochemis-try
• Know and assess the heat of combustion, exhaust gas quantities and storage capac-ities
• Describe and apply the basic terms force, momentum, power and energy • Apply the conservation laws of mechanics and thermodynamics
• Apply the basic laws of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to questions of energy technology
• Understand energy conversion processes and calculate technical parameters

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

Electrochemistry:
• Elementary types of chemical bonding
• Stoichiometry of reaction products and reaction products
• Combustion calculation
• Electrochemistry

Mechanics:
• Mechanical principles of force balance and energy conservation
• Statics of solid bodies (forces, equilibrium, stability and friction)
• Kinetics (translation and rotation, work and power)
• Strength theory (tension, pressure, thermal stress, surface pressure, shear, torsion and bending)

Thermodynamics:
• Thermodynamics of ideal and real gases (equations of state, theorems)
• Cyclic processes of thermodynamics with emphasis on the water-steam cycle
• Mechanisms of heat transfer and their technical use
• Basic concepts of hydrostatics and hydrodynamics

recommended or required reading

• Mortimer, C. E. and U. Müller, 2015. Chemie: Das Basiswissen der Chemie. 12th edition Stuttgart: Thieme Verlag
• Herr, H., E. Bach and U. Maier, 2011. Technische Physik. 5th edition, Haan: Europa-Lehrmittel
• Cerbe, G. und G. Wilhelms, 2013. Technische Thermodynamik. 17th edition. Munich: Carl Hanser
• Bohl, W., 2014. Technische Strömungslehre. 15th edition. Würzburg: Vogel Business Media
• Böge, A., W. Böge and 2017. Technische Mechanik. 32nd edition. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg

assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

7

eLearning quota in percent

30

course-hours-per-week (chw)

3.5

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Christian Huber

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

TEC.1

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none