Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Bachelor Electrical Engineering Dual
Type of degree:FH BachelorĀ“s Degree Programme
 Winter Semester 2020

Course unit titleEnergy Systems
Course unit code07475721
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredWinter Semester 2020
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2020
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated3
Name of lecturer(s)Andreas NENNING

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Fundamentals of Energy Technology and Power Electronics

Course content
  • Energy industry - overview
    • Electrical power needs
    • Procurement aof electrical energy
    • Energy trading / stock exchange 
  • Power plants - overview
    • Thermal power plants
    • Water-power plants
    • Nuclear power plants
    • Alternative power generation (photovoltaic, wind, geothermal, tides, etc.)
  • Grid control
    • Turbine control
    • Effective-power-frequency control
    • Voltage- and reactive-power control
Learning outcomes

Students who pass this course are able

  • to explain technical, ecological, economical and safety aspects of electrical power supply systems
  • to sketch the structure of electrical power supply systems and to name the most common components
  • to explain their technical and economic meaning
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Lecture
  • Seminar
Assessment methods and criteria

Written, comprehensive examination, final assessment.



Recommended or required reading

Oeding, Dietrich; Bernd Rüdiger Oswald (2011): Elektrische Kraftwerke Und Netze. 7. Auflage. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)


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