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Grid-based Energy Supply (T)

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Aim of the lecture is to convey technical knowledge of energy supply networks of power, gas and district heating on a level of the second cycle.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Grid operation Distribution levels Grid power plant operation (see also AEW) Discussion of Merit Order Source-sink model Grid control mechanisms

recommended or required reading

Flosdorff R., Hilgarth G., Elektrische Energieverteilung. Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden 2005
Dezentrale Energiesysteme
Zacharias, F.: Gasmotoren, Würzburg, 2001.
Boyle G. (Editor), Renewable Electricity and the Grid, Earthscan London, 2007

assessment methods and criteria

Standardized exam (Multiple choice and short answers)

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Robert Fröhler, MEng

year of study

1.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory (integrated lecture)

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable