Lecture: Power Plants and Renewable Energies
Course Lecture (Master)
Module owner Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jutta Hanson
Work load
Credit Points
Winter term
90 h
4 CP
Time will be communicated in Moodle
Place will be communicated in Moodle
Module Content Characteristics and key indicators of the electricity industry and the importance of power generation – Energy conversion in thermal processes (Carnot-Process), Categorization of power plants – Operation principle of steam power plants, gas power plants, water power plants, wind power plants,
Use of solar energy (Photovoltaics, Solar thermal technology) and further regenerative energy sources (geothermal energy, biomass)
– Technologies for Energy Converting and Storing (Power 2 X) – Electrical systems – Grid Connection for power plants
Competences Goals are:
  • Overview of concepts of power generation by various energy sources
  • Comprehension of physical processes
  • Operating principle and design of conventional and renewable power plants and storage
  • Understanding of electrical devices and control concepts
Prerequisites none
Material Learning material will be available in Moodle (Registration via TUCaN is required!)
Exam The exam date will be announced via Moodle.

The registration for the written exam takes place via the TUCaN system. If the registration via TUCaN is not possible, please contact your study office. The participation is only possible after registration. For reasons of spatial planning, this is also necessary for Business Administration/Industrial Engineering students. The registration deadline for the written exams is up to 1 month, and cancellation up to 8 days before the exam date.
Guest lectures, Excursions Will be announced during the lectures.