11473 - Switching Technologies Modulübersicht

Module Number: 11473
Module Title:Switching Technologies
  Grundlagen der Schalttechnologien
Department: Faculty 3 - Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinrich, Christian
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every winter semester
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:Students know the operating principles of various switching technologies used for power engineering. This covers switching in vacuum, switching in gases and power electronics including the switching devices and its characteristics. Students will also get an overview of application in industrial plants and power grids.
  • Definitions and classification of switching devices
  • Requirements for switching elements
  • Vacuum switching chamber and ist characteristics
  • Power electronic elements and ist static and dynamic behaviour
  • other switching technologies
  • Application of vacuum switching tubes in circuit breakers
  • Circuit breaker application in power grids
  • Converterdesigns
  • Converter and ist applications
Recommended Prerequisites:None
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 3 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Exercise / 1 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:
  • Script
A list of recommanded literature will be provided during the first course.
Module Examination:Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:
  • Written examination, 90 minutes
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Environmental and Resource Management / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Maschinenbau / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Power Engineering / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Power Engineering / PO 2016
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / Power Engineering / PO 2016
  • Structural Doctoral Programme / Power Engineering / PO 2021
Module Components:
  • Switching Technologies (lecture/exercis)
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: