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Introduction to Energy Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Introduction to Energy Technology
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-Ing9
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-Ing9 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 5, optional course
WIB21-WPM-T-105 (P450-0023) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , 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):
WIBASc145 Physics
WIBASc155 Materials Engineering
WIBASc435 Thermodynamics
WIBASc445 Electrical Engineering

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Friedrich
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Friedrich

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Learning outcomes:
        After successfully completing this module, students will be acquainted with the actual energy conversion processes in power plants.
-        They will be familiar with the different primary energy sources and can assess the environmental impacts and risks associated with their use.
-        Students will be familiar with various power plant technologies in terms of design, function and operating performance.
-        They will be able to assess the advantages and disadvantages of different types of power plants for different supply scenarios.
-        Lastly, students will be able to characterize the different types of regenerative energies.

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Module content:
1.        General conditions in power plant technology
2.        Energy conversion in power plants
3.        Thermal power plants
a.        Coal-fired plants
b.        Nuclear power plants
4.        Gas turbine and steam power plants
5.        Fuel cells
6.        Cogeneration plants
7.        The basics of renewable energies

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Teaching methods/Media:
Printed lecture notes (regularly revised), blackboard with additional practical examples;
Exercises based on technical case studies and planning tasks.

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Lindner, H./ Brauer, H./ Lehmann, C.: Taschenbuch der Elektrotechnik und Elektronik, 9. Auflage, Carl Hanser Verlag, 2008
_        Haubrich, H.-J.: Elektrische Energieversorgungssysteme, Verlag der Augustinus Bhg, 1997
_        Heuck, Dettmann _Energietechnik_, Vieweg-Teubner, 8.Auflage
_        Energie in Deutschland - BMWi

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