Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery

Introduction to Energy Technology

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Reviol

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Lecture: Wed  13:45 - 15:15 Fri  08:15 - 09:45
Room: 46-268
Room: 46-267


  • Forms of energy conversion and basic terms
  • thermal efficiency and thermodynamics of heat engine and heat pump process as well as their optimization
  • Heat recovery by combustion (combustion and flue gas cleaning)
  • Heat generation by nuclear fission (physical fundamentals and relevant types of reactors)
  • Heat generation by deep geothermal energy and its basics as well as power plant processes of deep geothermal energy
  • Near-surface geothermal energy and heat pumps
  • Heat generation by means of solar thermal energy and its basics as well as the construction of concentrated systems for the use of high temperature heat
  • Design low temperature heat
  • Geostrophic wind, atmospheric boundary layer, Frequency distributions, Windatlas
  • Design, control and operation of wind power plants


  • Baehr, H. D. & Kabelac, S., Thermodynamik - Grundlagen und technische Anwendungen, Springer, 2009
  • Strauss, K., Kraftwerkstechnik - zur Nutzung fossiler, nuklearer und regenerativer Energiequellen, Springer, 2006

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