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Introduction to the Energy Industry

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to the Energy Industry
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-W1
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.
1V+1U (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: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

WIBASc-525-625-W1 (P450-0024) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 5, optional 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 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
WIBASc-525-625-W3 Current Problems in Energy Supply (Seminar)

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_        be familiar with the scope and characteristics of the energy industry.
_        be able to assess the economic and ecological significance of the energy industry within an economy.
_        be able to place key developments and problems in the energy industry in an overall context and critically analyze and evaluate them.
_        be able to independently analyze and deepen their knowledge about selected areas of the energy industry.
_        be able to independently develop solutions for selected problems in the energy industry

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Module content:
1.        Delimitations, basic terms and statistics
2.        Reserves and resources / Energy scenarios
3.        Energy and the environment
4.        The petroleum industry
5.        The coal industry (lignite and hard coal)
6.        The electricity industry
7.        Renewable energies in the power and heating sector
8.        The efficient use of energy: techniques and realization

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Teaching methods/Media:
A detailed outline with numerous references and a structured set of slides will be provided for this module.

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Erdmann, Georg/Zweifel, Peter: Energieökonomik - Theorie und Anwendungen, 2. Auflage, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg; 2010
_        Schiffer, Hans-Wilhelm: Energiemarkt Deutschland, 11. Auflage, Tüv Media-Verlag, Köln, 2010
_        Winje, Dietmar/Witt, Dietmar: Energiewirtschaft, Band II der Handbuchreihe Energieberatung/Energie-management, 1. Auflage, Springer, Berlin u.a., 1991

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