Energy & Sustainability Management PT
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Compendium of Energy Technologies

level of course unit

Introduction and consolidation

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• apply basic laws of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to questions of energy technology
• comprehend processes of energy conversion and calculate technical key figures
• reproduce and explain definitions of current and voltage, electric and magnetic field as well as Ohm's law and electromagnetic induction
• question technical correlations of a task described in detail and delimited from the field of electrical engineering
• describe technologies and procedures for the use of regenerative heat and electricity and name individual processes and present characteristic values
• discuss requirements for the system integration of renewable energies into the general energy supply and evaluate the potential of sector coupling in this context

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

• Electrochemistry
• Mechanics
• Thermodynamics
• Electrical engineering
• Design, operation and characteristics of power generation plants

recommended or required reading

• Herr, H., E. Bach und U. Maier, 2011. Technische Physik. 5. Auflage, Haan: Europa-Lehrmittel
• Cerbe, G. und G. Wilhelms, 2013. Technische Thermodynamik. 17. Auflage. München: Carl Hanser
• Tkotz, K., 2018. Fachkunde Elektrotechnik. 31. Auflage. Haan: Europa-Lehrmittel
• Kaltschmitt, M., W. Streicher und A. Wiese, 2013. Erneuerbare Energien: Systemtechnik, Wirtschaftlichkeit, Umweltaspekte. 5. Auflage. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

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eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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