151-0209-00L  Renewable Energy Technologies

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersA. Bardow
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


151-0209-00 GRenewable Energy Technologies3 hrs
Tue14:15-17:00HG G 5 »
A. Bardow

Catalogue data

AbstractRenewable energy technologies: solar PV, solar thermal, biomass, wind, geothermal, hydro, waste-to-energy. Focus is on the engineering aspects.
ObjectiveStudents learn the potential and limitations of renewable energy technologies and their contribution towards sustainable energy utilization.
Lecture notesLecture Notes containing copies of the presented slides.
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisite: strong background on the fundamentals of engineering thermodynamics, equivalent to the material taught in the courses Thermodynamics I, II, and III of D-MAVT.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA. Bardow
Typeend-of-semester examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered at the end after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe exam takes place during the last lecture of the semester.
Written aidsClosed material; pocket calculator (standard scientific calculator) required.
Distance examinationIt is not possible to take a distance examination.

Learning materials

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