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pre017 - Physical Principles of Renewable Energy Converters (Complete module description)
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Module label Physical Principles of Renewable Energy Converters
Module code pre017
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
180 Stunden

Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme European Master in Renewable Energy (EUREC) (Master) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (Master) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Torio, Herena (Authorized examiners)
Holtorf, Hans-Gerhard (Authorized examiners)
Jimenez Martinez, Cuauhtemoc Adrian (Authorized examiners)
Knipper, Martin (Authorized examiners)
Günther, Andreas (Authorized examiners)
Agert, Carsten (Module responsibility)
Knipper, Martin (Module responsibility)


Skills to be acquired in this module

After successful completion of the module students should be able to:

  • perform laboratory measurements in a university environment according to scientific standards
  • present a sound analysis of the results and related conclusions in a scientific report
  • analyse and interpret measurement results using relevant and widely used software tools
  • work and communicate their results with international and interdisciplinary partners
Module contents

Laboratories (Theoretical‑practical Seminar ‑ 120 h workload)

  • Introductory Laboratory
  • Interaction Light and Matter
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Storage Technologies
  • Scientific Writing
Reader's advisory
Lecture notes for the respective courses
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Winter Semester
Module capacity 40
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Laboratory
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge The participation in the “Introductory Laboratory 5.06.M101” as well as “Scientific Writing 5.06.M105” is compulsory for the participation in the laboratories

- Radiation and Matter,

- Energy Storage,

- Fluids,
- Heat Transfer
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Practical training
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Total time of attendance for the module 84 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
During the semester
Practical Exercises (lab reports)