Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery

Renewable Energy II

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Reviol


Lecture: Thu  08:15 - 09:45
Room: 46-110


  • Geostrophic wind, atmospheric boundary layer, influence by boundary layer, turbulence, frequency distributions, Windatlas
  • Basic aspects of the use of wind energy, classification, principle of buoyancy and resistance runners
  • Design methods according to Betz, Schmitz and "Blattelement" method
  • Design, control and operation of wind power plants
  • Basics of hydraulic fluid power machines, overview of water turbines and classification with key values
  • Overview of Pelton, Francis and Kaplan turbines on selected examples


  • K. Strauß, Kraftwerkstechnik, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2006
  • Gasch, Twele, Windkraftanlagen, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, Wiesbaden 2011
  • W. Bohl, Strömungsmaschinen, Vogel Verlag, Würzburg 1998
  • H. Watter, Regenerative Energiesysteme, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, Wiesbaden 2011

Additional informations

  • Number of SPW: 2(L)
  • Number of ECTS Credits: 3
  • course number: MV-SAM-86364-V-8
  • teaching language: german
  • Renewable Energy II at KIS




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