247-0101-00L  Energy Storage

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersV. Wood, C. Prehal
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Applied Technology in Energy and MAS in Applied Technology.

AbstractThis module provides an overview over the most important technologies for electrical energy storage, with an emphasis on batteries.
ObjectiveParticipants will gain knowledge about energy storage technologies. They will understand technological progress as well as barriers in the future development of batteries.
ContentThe most important technologies for electrical energy storage in industry will be explained, with an emphasis on batteries. They will be introduced to the energy storage technologies in use in industry as well as technology- and market-driven opportunities for change and new applications. The design, manufacture, operation, and usage scenarios of lithium ion batteries will be explained in detail. Future improvements in battery energy storage will be explored in terms of both likely progress and critical barriers.
Prerequisites / NoticeMAS AT participants must have successfully completed CAS 1 and 2 in order to enrol.

Non-MAS applicants must satisfy the following requirements:
- Demonstrated managerial experience working with technology companies or industries
- Good knowledge of English
- ETH recognized Master’s degree*

CAS ATE applications will be reviewed by the Admission Committee of the Certificate Programme. The final decision is communicated in writing.

* For non-MAS applicants, preference may be given to applicants with technical degrees or demonstrated practical knowledge in a relevant field for the purpose of maintaining a higher level of technical discussion.