893326 Energy economics

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Wolf, Magdalena , Braun, Herbert
Offered in
Wintersemester 2020/21
Languages of instruction


Overview about the energy ecenomy. General points of view for the treatment of problems of energy economics. General introduction in circle processes for the production of electric energy, power plants for production of heat and electric energy, combustion of fossil and renewable fuels, technology of combustion and vessels, emissions by combustion.

Energy use in industry. Efficient energy conversion and utilization. Optimization of heating and cooling processes. Problems of optimisation in the energy economy. Calculation of costs in the energy-technology. Energy controlling in industry and trade.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Basic knowledge about facts and contexts in the energy economy should be arranged. Furthermore an introduction is given in methods, that are absolutely necessary to the judgment of processes of energy economy. In the course some procedures are expounded to estimate the economic conditions of processes in energy technology.
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