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Planning Projects and Plants

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Planning Projects and Plants
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: EE1407
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work (50%), presentation (50%)

[updated 09.11.2022]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

EE1407 (P212-0062) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Faust
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Matthias Faust

[updated 16.09.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with, understand and be able to explain the main phases in process plant design, from specifications to detailed engineering. Students will be familiar with the standard project flow: Phase 1: Project definition, brainstorming Phase 2: Planning, decision-making: “Order, execution”, Yes/No?, Phase 3: Execution, Phase 4: Students will understand and be able to explain the meaning of “project completion”. They will be familiar with, understand and be able to explain calculations, cost tracking and different project types. They will be familiar with, understand, explain and be able to apply methods of project management and project teamwork. They will be familiar with business management principles, i.e., debt service, return on sales, return on investment, operating costs, investment costs, amortization period, etc.
Technical law in plant design: Students will understand and be able to explain the basics of technical law in plant design (e.g. Federal Immission Control Act).

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Module content:
Plant design, planning and project execution:  Defining the project, project teamwork method, main phases of plant design, basic engineering, basic flow chart, process development and plant development, process flow diagram, process design and plant design, detailed engineering, P&I diagram, up-scaling plants and processes, dimensional analysis, executing a project, checklists, evaluation lists, commissioning and production, presenting requirements for the product, safety, comfort, durability, implementing product requirements, specifying requirements, specifying functions, comparing bids, recording customer requirements and constraints, generating ideas, project types, project cost tracking, pricing, critical path, technical law in plant design, risk analysis.  
The contents of the course will be explored in greater depth based on example projects relating to current energy technology and process engineering.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with exercises, student presentations, lecture guide, worksheet and presentation assignments, handout of slides used in lecture, project work.

[updated 09.11.2022]
Recommended or required reading:
Towler, Gavin: Chemical Engineering Design 2008;
Wagner, Walter: Planung im Anlagenbau, Vogel, 1998

[updated 19.05.2023]
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