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Smart Grids and Distributed Generation

Module name (EN): Smart Grids and Distributed Generation
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: E2410
SAP-Submodule-No.: P211-0129
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E2410 (P211-0129) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, mandatory course, technical
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Michael Igel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Igel

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will have initial experience in working with typical simulation tools in electrical power engineering. They will be able to solve and validate simple problems with the help of these tools. In addition, they will be capable of operating and evaluating common data acquisition and output devices.

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Module content:
1. Introduction to a network calculation tool 2. Load flow calculations in power grids with distributed generation plants 3. Simulation of power electronic systems 4. Model design for smart grid components 5. Validating simulation results 6. Acquisition and output of alternating quantities with the help of suitable tools 7. Economic consideration of distributed generation plants

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Teaching methods/Media:
Overhead slides, blackboard, lecture notes and exercise sheets in electronic form, presentation, video projector, engineering tools

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Recommended or required reading:
Bosl, Angelika: Einführung in MATLAB/Simulink, Hanser, (latest edition)

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