Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Energy Distribution Networks

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

This integrated course offers an introduction to the characteristics, functioning principles and dimensioning of standard components of distribution networks for power, gas and heat. It also covers the basic skills required for the design and dimensioning of energy distribution networks.

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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