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The Energy Industry

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
The Energy Industry
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: EE1502
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.
2V (2 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: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam, duration: 90 minutes

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

EE1502 (P212-0025) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 5, 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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Marc Deissenroth-Uhrig
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Marc Deissenroth-Uhrig

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- describe the function of energy supply (conversion and distribution in grids) with centralized and decentralized systems/structures for heat and electric power, taking into regard legal frameworks and regulations
- demonstrate the difference between reserves and resources  
- explain the terms base load, medium load and peak load
- carry out energy balancing and fuel interchangeability in p-V, T-s, h-s diagrams and steam tables.
and evaluate ideal and real cycle processes
- describe the basics of plant and circuit diagrams for energy supply processes/conversion processes

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Module content:
1. Fundamentals of energy technology
2. Fuel chemistry
3. Primary energy
4. Energy reserves
5. Central energy generating systems
6. Decentralized energy generating systems
7. Renewable energy systems
8. Conversion and distribution in networks
9. Economic efficiency
10. The legal framework in Germany and the EU

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Recommended or required reading:
Cerbe, Günter; Hoffmann, Hans-Joachim: Einführung in die Thermodynamik (bzw. Technische Thermodynamik), Hanser, 2002, (akt. Aufl.)
Elsner, Norbert: Grundlagen der technischen Thermodynamik. Band 1: Energielehre und Stoffverhalten, Akademie-Verlag, 1993
Elsner, Norbert: Grundlagen der technischen Thermodynamik. Band 2: Wärmeübertragung, Akademie-Verlag, 1993
VDI (Hrsg.): VDI-Wärmeatlas, Springer, (akt. Aufl.)

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