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IT Applications in Process Engineering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
IT Applications in Process Engineering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-8.V.3
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: 8
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Graded practical work including presentation

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

MAM-8.V.3 Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004 , semester 8, 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.-Ing. Horst Altgeld
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Horst Altgeld

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Learning outcomes:
This course teaches students about four selected software packages and their application in the field of energy technology and process engineering. Each student has the opportunity to become acquainted with one of the four products in more detail.  
Students will be taught how these tools can be employed for design and layout tasks and how they can be used to control, and therefore reduce, the number of experimental studies required.

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Module content:
Sample software packages:
1. e.g. TRNSYS(R) (Tool for simulating building and plant energy use)
2. e.g. FLUENT (computational fluid dynamics, CFD)
    for analysing systems involving fluid flow and heat transfer processes
3. e.g. T-Sol, PV-Sol,… (simulation of thermal and photovoltaic solar energy systems)
4. Process simulation and similar software  

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Teaching methods/Media:
Software manuals and specialist literature tailored for the specific assignment being tackled

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Recommended or required reading:
Various manuals (user guides, tutorials) depending on software packages chosen

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