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151-0209-00L  Renewable Energy Technologies

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersA. Steinfeld, E. I. M. Casati, F. Dähler
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

Catalogue data

AbstractRenewable energy technologies: solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, hydro, waste-to-energy. Focus is on the engineering aspects.
ObjectiveStudents learn the potential and limitations of renewable energy technologies and their contribution towards sustainable energy utilization.
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisite: strong background on the fundamentals of engineering thermodynamics, equivalent to the material taught in the courses Thermodynamics I, II, and III of D-MAVT.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA. Steinfeld, E. I. M. Casati, F. Dähler
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsStandard scientific calculator.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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151-0209-00 GRenewable Energy Technologies
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3 hrs
Tue14-17ON LI NE »
A. Steinfeld, E. I. M. Casati, F. Dähler


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