Machines and Processes

  • type: lecture / practice
  • semester: WS 23/24
  • place:

    50.35 Fasanengarten-Hörsaal (HS a.F.)

  • time:

    15:45 - 17:15, weekly
    08:00 - 09:30, weekly

  • start: 24.10.2023
  • lecturer:

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jörg Bauer

    Dr.-Ing. Heiko Kubach
    Dr.-Ing. Balazs Pritz

  • sws: 4
  • ects: 7
  • lv-no.: 2185000
  • exam:

    Written exam both in summer and winter semester.

    Duration: 120 minutes


    Exam preparation:
    Consultation hour - date will be announced in lecture

  • information:

    Lecture Support

    James Lofts, M.Sc.


    Internship ITS part

    Karthik Muthukumar, M.Sc.


    Internship FSM part

    Matthias Probst, M.Sc.


Goals and content

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to name and describe the basic energy conversion processes and executed energy converting machines. They can explain the application of the energy conversion processes in different machines. They will be able to analyze and evaluate the processes and machines in terms of functionality and efficiency and solve simple technical problems related to the operation of the machines.
Course Content:
  • Introduction to power engineering
  • Radial and axial turbines
  • Pumps
  • Compressors
  • Blowers
  • Wind turbines
  • Fuel cells
  • Energy storage
  • E-motors
  • Heat pumps
  • Combined heat and power
  • Diesel engines
  • Gasoline engines
  • Hydrogen engines
Prerequisites: Prerequisite for participation in the written exam is a successfully completed lab.

Attendance time: 48 h
Self-study: 160 h