pre064 - Renewable Energy Complementary Topics and Transferable Skills

pre064 - Renewable Energy Complementary Topics and Transferable Skills

Institute of Physics 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Summer semester 2024 Examination
Lecture
  • Unlimited access 2.01.5112 - Digitalised Energy System Modeling and Control Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lehnhoff
    • Jörg Bremer
    • Malin Radtke, M. Sc.

    Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 02/04/24), Location: A14 1-113, V03 0-D002
    Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 17/04/24), Location: A04 2-221
    Dates on Wednesday, 24.07.2024, Friday, 26.07.2024, Wednesday, 31.07.2024 10:00 - 15:00, Wednesday, 07.08.2024 09:00 - 17:00, Location: (OFFIS O50)

  • Unlimited access 2.01.5120 - Digitalised Energy System Co-Simulation Show lecturers
    • Jörg Bremer
    • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lehnhoff

    Monday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 08/04/24), Location: A01 0-005
    Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 05/04/24), Location: A05 1-159
    Dates on Tuesday, 09.07.2024 11:00 - 14:00, Thursday, 11.07.2024 10:00 - 12:00, Thursday, 01.08.2024, Thursday, 15.08.2024, Thursday, 22.08.2024 10:00 - 13:00, Location: (to be announced)

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4065 - Advanced Wind Energy Meteorology Show lecturers
    • Dr. Gerald Steinfeld, Dipl.-Met.

    Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4071 - Fluid Dynamics II / Fluiddynamik II Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Joachim Peinke

    Wednesday: 08:00 - 10:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

    Das zentrale Thema dieser Vorlesung sind turbulente Strömungen. Es werden Aspekte der numerischen Modellierung als auch der statistischen Charakterisierung behandelt (Reynolds-Gleichung, Schließungsproblem und Schließungsansätze, Turbulenzmodelle: Kaskadenmodelle - Stochastische Modelle) Lehrsprache: "This course will be held in English. If no international students should participate, the course language can also be switched to German."

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4072 - Computational Fluid Dynamics I Show lecturers
    • Dr. Bernhard Stoevesandt
    • Dr. Hassan Kassem

    Tuesday: 12:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 02/04/24)

    Deeper understanding of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics. Overview of numerical methods for the solution of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics. Confrontation with complex problems in fluiddynamics. To become acquainted with different, widely used CFD models that are used to study complex problems in fluid dynamics. Ability to apply these CFD models to certain defined problems and to critically evaluate the results of numerical models. Content: CFD I: The Navier-Stokes equations, introduction to numerical methods, finite- differences, finite-volume methods, linear equation systems, turbulent flows, incompressible flows, compressible flows, efficiency and accuracy

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4074 - Computational Fluid Dynamics II Show lecturers
    • Dr. Bernhard Stoevesandt
    • Dr. Hassan Kassem

    Tuesday: 12:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 21/05/24)

    Deeper understanding of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics. Overview of numerical methods for the solution of the fundamental equations of fluid dynamics. Confrontation with complex problems in fluiddynamics. To become acquainted with different, widely used CFD models that are used to study complex problems in fluid dynamics. Ability to apply these CFD models to certain defined problems and to critically evaluate the results of numerical models. Content: CFD II: RANS, URANS, LES, DNS, filtering / averaging of Navier- Stokes equations, Introduction to different CFD models, Application of these CFD models to defined problems from rotor aerodynamics and the atmospheric boundary layer. Lehrsprache: "This course will be held in English. If no international students should participate, the course language can also be switched to German."

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4234 - Wind Physics Measurement Project Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Kühn
    • Matthias Wächter
    • Dr. Gerald Steinfeld, Dipl.-Met.
    • Dr. Ignace Ransquin

    Monday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 08/04/24)

    Case study like problems based on real wind data will be solved on at least four important aspects in wind physics. The course will comprise lectures and assignments as well as self-contained work in groups of 3 persons. The content consist of the following four main topics, following the chronological order of the work process: Data handling: - measurements - measurement technology - handling of wind data - assessment of measurement artefacts in wind data - preparation of wind data for further processing Energy Meteorology: - geographical distribution of winds - wind regimes on different time and length scales - vertical wind profile - distribution of wind speed - differences between onshore and offshore conditions. Measure – Correlate – Predict (MCP): - averaging of wind data - bin-wise averaging of wind data - long term correlation and long term correction of wind data - sources of long term wind data. LIDAR (Light detection and ranging): - analyses and conversion of data from LIDAR measurements

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4235 - Design of Wind Energy Systems Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Kühn
    • David Onnen
    • Daniel Ribnitzky

    Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 02/04/24), Location: W01 0-008 (Rechnerraum)
    Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 04/04/24), Location: W02 1-148

    The students attending the course will have the possibility to expand and sharpen of their knowledge about wind turbine design from the basic courses. The lectures include topics covering the whole spectrum from early design phase to the operation of a wind turbine. Students will learn in exercises how to calculate and evaluate design aspects of wind energy converters. At the end of the lecture, they should be able to: + estimate the site specific energy yield, + calculate the aerodynamics of wind turbines using the blade element momentum theory, + model wind fields to obtain specific design situations for wind turbines, + estimate the influence of dynamics of a wind turbine, especially in the context of fatigue loads, + transfer their knowledge to more complex topics such as simulation and measurements of dynamic loads, + assess economic aspects of wind turbines. Introduction to industrial wind turbine design, + rotor aerodynamics and Blade Element Momentum (BEM) theory, + dynamic loading and system dynamics, + wind field modelling for fatigue and extreme event loading, + design loads and design aspects of onshore wind turbines, + simulation and measurements of dynamic loads, + design of offshore wind turbines.

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4243 b - Python Programming in Energy Science Show lecturers
    • Balthazar Arnoldus Maria Sengers
    • Dr. Hassan Kassem
    • Lukas Vollmer
    • Dr. Martin Dörenkämper
    • Dr. Jonas Schmidt

    Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)
    Dates on Wednesday, 26.06.2024 10:15 - 11:15

    We teach you from scratch how the Python programming language works and how you can use it as a scientist. Basic knowledge about general programming concepts are expected (variables; data types such as integers, floats, strings; functions with and w/o return values; arrays; for and while loops). The course will be in English.

  • Unlimited access 5.06.M207 - Photovoltaic Systems Show lecturers
    • Dr. Martin Knipper

    Thursday: 14:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 04/04/24)

  • Unlimited access 5.06.M211 - Solar Energy Meteorology Show lecturers
    • Dr. Jorge Enrique Lezaca Galeano
    • Dr. Thomas Schmidt

    Tuesday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 02/04/24)
    Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 02/04/24)

    Lecturer from German Aerospace Center (DLR) - Institute of Networked Energy Systems - Department Energy Analysis - Team Energy Meteorology: The lecture addresses applications of solar energy meteorology. As a basis, most important physical laws for solar energy meteorology as well as models for solar resource assessment and forecasting are introduced. A special emphasis will be on evaluation concepts and applications. • requirements for solar resource data from different applications • models and measurement devices for solar resource assessment and forecasting • benefits and drawbacks of different models • methods to assess the quality of solar resource data The lectures are combined with practical excercises in data handling, analysis and quality control of meteorological and solar radiation data. The exercises are based on Python programming language. Therefore basic skills of the programming language are required. The course examination is done in project work and a short presentation of results in the last lecture of the course. The project work is strongly linked to daily applications in solar energy meteorology and based on research data from DLR institute.

  • Unlimited access 5.06.M213 - Wind Energy Applications - from Wind Resource to Wind Farm Applications Show lecturers
    • Dr. Hans-Peter Waldl

    Friday: 08:00 - 10:00, weekly (from 05/04/24)

    The students acquire an advanced knowledge in the field of wind energy applications. Special emphasis is on connecting physical and technical skills with the know-how in the fields of logistics, management, environment, finances, and economy. Practice-oriented examples enable the students to assess and classify real wind energy projects. Special situations such as offshore wind farms and wind farms in non-European foreign countries are included to give the students an insight into the crucial aspects of wind energy also relating to non-trivial realizations as well as to operating wind farm projects. Contents: Assessment of the resource wind energy: Weibull distribution, measurement of wind speeds to determine the energy yield, fundamentals of the WAsP method, partial models of WAsP, MCP method for long-term correction of measured wind data in correlation with long-term reference data, conditions for stable, neutral and instable atmospheric conditions, wind yield assessments from wind distribution and power curve, fundamentals of determining the annual wind yield potentials of individual single-turbine units. Tracking effects and wind farms: Recovery of the original wind field in tracking flow of wind turbines, fundamentals of the Risø model, distance spacing and efficiency calculation of wind turbines in wind farms, fundamentals of offshore wind turbines, positive and negative effects of wind farms. Operating wind farms: Influences on the energy yield of the power efficiency of wind farms, three-column model of sustainability: “magic triangle”, profit optimization for increased energy production

  • Unlimited access 5.06.M215 - Future Power Supply (Lecture) Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Carsten Agert
    • Babak Ravanbach

    Monday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 15/04/24)
    Dates on Wednesday, 10.04.2024 14:00 - 16:00

Seminar
  • Unlimited access 2.01.5112 - Digitalised Energy System Modeling and Control Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lehnhoff
    • Jörg Bremer
    • Malin Radtke, M. Sc.

    Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 02/04/24), Location: A14 1-113, V03 0-D002
    Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 17/04/24), Location: A04 2-221
    Dates on Wednesday, 24.07.2024, Friday, 26.07.2024, Wednesday, 31.07.2024 10:00 - 15:00, Wednesday, 07.08.2024 09:00 - 17:00, Location: (OFFIS O50)

  • No access 2.12.042 - Ecological Economics Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner
    • Dr. Hendrik Wolter

    Monday: 10:00 - 14:00, fortnightly (from 15/04/24), Location: A10 1-121 (Hörsaal F)
    Dates on Monday, 08.04.2024 10:00 - 14:00, Tuesday, 30.04.2024 10:00 - 12:00, Location: V03 0-D001, (A10 Hörsaal F (bei VA 2.12.075))

  • No access 2.13.075 - Earth System Governance Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner
    • Dr. Hendrik Wolter
    • Sophie Berg

    Monday: 10:00 - 14:00, fortnightly (from 08/04/24), Location: A10 1-121 (Hörsaal F)
    Dates on Tuesday, 30.04.2024 12:00 - 14:00, Location: V03 0-D001

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4587 - Advanced CFD and wind turbine aerodynamics Show lecturers
    • Dr. Bernhard Stoevesandt

    Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

    The aim is that the students learn how to approach all kinds of real numerical problems in CFD and solve them. Everyone is supposed to be set up to date on the current problems and challenges of CFD in aerodynamics and their solutions. Content: CFD wake modeling, grid generators and computational stability, developing fluid structure interaction solvers, detached eddy simulations (DES), turbulent inflow field generation

  • Limited access 5.06.M216 - Future Power Supply (Seminar) Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Carsten Agert
    • Babak Ravanbach

    Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

Exercises
  • Unlimited access 2.01.5112 - Digitalised Energy System Modeling and Control Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lehnhoff
    • Jörg Bremer
    • Malin Radtke, M. Sc.

    Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 02/04/24), Location: A14 1-113, V03 0-D002
    Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 17/04/24), Location: A04 2-221
    Dates on Wednesday, 24.07.2024, Friday, 26.07.2024, Wednesday, 31.07.2024 10:00 - 15:00, Wednesday, 07.08.2024 09:00 - 17:00, Location: (OFFIS O50)

  • Unlimited access 2.01.5120 - Digitalised Energy System Co-Simulation Show lecturers
    • Jörg Bremer
    • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lehnhoff

    Monday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (from 08/04/24), Location: A01 0-005
    Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 05/04/24), Location: A05 1-159
    Dates on Tuesday, 09.07.2024 11:00 - 14:00, Thursday, 11.07.2024 10:00 - 12:00, Thursday, 01.08.2024, Thursday, 15.08.2024, Thursday, 22.08.2024 10:00 - 13:00, Location: (to be announced)

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4071 Ü - Übung zu Fluid Dynamics II / Fluiddynamik II Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Joachim Peinke

    Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4072 Ü1 - Exercises to Computational Fluid Dynamics I Show lecturers
    • Dr. Bernhard Stoevesandt
    • Dr. Hassan Kassem
    • Marcel Bock
    • Gabriele Centurelli

    Thursday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 04/04/24)

  • Unlimited access 5.04.4074 Ü1 - Exercises to Computational Fluid Dynamics II Show lecturers
    • Dr. Bernhard Stoevesandt
    • Dr. Hassan Kassem

    Thursday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 23/05/24)

  • No access 5.06.M211 Ü - Exercise to Solar Energy Meteorology Show lecturers
    • Dr. Jorge Enrique Lezaca Galeano
    • Dr. Thomas Schmidt
    • Andreas Günther

    Monday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 08/04/24)
    Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00, weekly (from 03/04/24)

    Lecturer from Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) The lecture addresses applications of solar energy meteorology. As a basis, most important physical laws for solar energy meteorology as well as models for solar resource assessment and forecasting are introduced. A special emphasis will be on evaluation concepts and applications. The students will learn about: • requirements for solar resource data from different applications • models and measurement devices for solar resource assessment and forecasting • benefits and drawbacks of different models • methods to assess the quality of solar resource data The lectures are combined with short exercises. In the last - seminar type - part of the course the students are asked to get a better understanding of lessons learnt by studying and presenting publications related to solar energy meteorology.

Hinweise zum Modul
Module examination
2 exams depending on the selected courses
Skills to be acquired in this module

After completing the module students will be able to:

  • describe basic knowledge in a wide field of disciplines which complements the topics related to renewable energy
  • justify their personal decision on educational fields for their career development

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