Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Storage Technologies

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

This integrated course provides an introduction to the characteristics, functioning principles and dimensioning of existing and future energy storage systems. It covers electrical, thermal, mechanical and chemical energy storage units and their applications. Another focus is on the fundamentals of successful design and optimisation of distribution networks for power, gas and heat.

Learning outcomes

Module ETE5 deals with existing and future storage technologies and distribution networks for power, gas and heat. Students are provided with in-depth knowledge of key indicators and parameters as well as design and dimensioning of energy supply facilities.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Sterner/Stadler: Energiespeicher, Springer Vieweg; Rummich: Energiespeicher, expert Verlag; Wietschel/Ullrich/Markewitz/Schulte/Genoese: Energietechnologien der Zukunft; Springer Vieweg; Crastan: Elektrische Energieversorgung Band 1 - 3, Springer; Homann/Hüwener/Klocke/Wernekinck: Handbuch der Gasversorgungstechnik, DVGW
Journals: ew- Magazin für die Energiewirtschaft, EW Medien und Kongresse GmbH; BWK - Das Energie-Fachmagazin, Springer VDI-Verlag

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