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Module EIT-EES-850-M-7

Power Generation I: Thermal Power Plants (M, 4.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
EIT-EES-850-M-7 Power Generation I: Thermal Power Plants 4.0 CP (120 h)


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Area of study [EIT-EES] Energy Systems and Energy Management
Reference course of study [EIT-88.781-SG#2010] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2010]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V+1U EIT-EES-850-K-7
Power Generation I: Thermal Power Plants
P 42 h 78 h - - PL1 4.0 SuSe
  • About [EIT-EES-850-K-7]: Title: "Power Generation I: Thermal Power Plants"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 78 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (90 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Energy demand and need supply
  • Primary energy carriers
  • Energy transformation processes
  • Environmental implications
  • Foundations of thermodynamics
  • Clausius-Rankine processes
  • Joule process
  • Technology of coal power plants, gas turbines, and nuclear power plants

Competencies / intended learning achievements

  • Understanding of the structure and the basic properties of energy supply systems and the process steps from primary energy carriers to the final energy forms.
  • Know-how of thermodynamic foundations of power plant processes
  • Know-how about the most important thermal power plant processes and their characteristics
  • Overview on the most important power plant components


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References to Module / Module Number [EIT-EES-850-M-7]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[EIT-88.781-SG#2010] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2010] [Compulsory Modules] Specialization Modules [P] Compulsory
[EIT-88.781-SG#2021] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2021] [Section (non-specific)] Major Power Engineering (ENT) [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[EIT-AC-MSC-TW-MPOOL-7] General Elective Modules Master A&C