Electronics and Computer Engineering

Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS

 

Course content

- Power generation from renewable sources with a focus on the associated power electronic devices (photovoltaics, wind energy, hydropower)
- Electric mobility (electric drives, battery, fuel cell, charging systems)
- Power grids of the future (smart grids)

Learning outcomes

Graduates
- are familiar with the most important power electronic circuits
- are familiar with the structure and properties of power electronic components
(filter components, power semiconductors including wide-bandgap semiconductors)
- are familiar with major applications of electronic power conversion

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books:
- Mohan: Power Electronics
- Lidow: GaN-Transistors for Efficient Power Conversion
- de Rooij: Wireless Power Handbook
Journals:
- EPE (European Power Electronics Conference)
- APEC (Applied Power Electronics Conference)
- PCIM (Leistungslektronik und intelligente Antriebstechnik)
- SAE: International Journal of Alternative Powertrains

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

All courses of the 1st and 2nd semesters

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment