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Decentralized Electric Power Systems and Energy Storage Facilities

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Decentralized Electric Power Systems and Energy Storage Facilities
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: EE1609
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.
P212-0014, P212-0015
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.
4V+2P (6 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: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work, practical exam with composition (2 lab experiments, ungraded)

[updated 08.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

EE1609 (P212-0014, P212-0015) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 6, mandatory course
E2608 (P211-0070, P211-0073) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 6, mandatory course, technical
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).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 210 hours (equivalent to 7 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 142.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Michael Igel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Igel

[updated 16.09.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the normative and technical rules and regulations that apply in Germany for the grid connection of decentralized power generation plants (DEA) and be able to apply them. In addition, they will be familiar with the essential technical components involved in the structure and operation of decentralized power generation plants. Students will be able to use network calculation programs to calculate both the physical processes in electrical networks, taking DEA into account, and simulate the power electronic components of DEA with the aid of a simulation program. They will have basic knowledge about electrochemical energy storage facilities and can dimension these.

[updated 08.01.2020]
Module content:
1. Normative and technical rules and regulations 2 Power generation with decentralized power generation plants - Wind and photovoltaic plants - Calculating the grid voltage at the grid connection point - Displacement factor at the grid connection point - Grid converters as regulated power sources 3 Grid connection conditions for decentralized power generation plants - Voltage and frequency stability - Behavior during normal operation (provision of reactive power) - Behavior in the event of a fault (LVRT) 4 Energy storage facilities - Electrochemical energy storage facilities - Battery management systems - Grid connection of electrochemical energy storage facilities 5 Simulation of decentralized generation plants - SIMPLORER: power electronic components - MathLab/Simulink: systems and their control - ATPDesigner/ATP: extended load flow calculation in power grids with DEA

[updated 08.01.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Andrea, Davide: Battery management systems for large lithium-ion battery packs, Artech House, 2010, ISBN 978-1-60807-104-3 Happoldt, Hans; Oeding, Dietrich: Elektrische Kraftwerke und Netze, Springer, 1978

[updated 08.01.2020]
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