WIND ENERGY ENGINEERING

Overview: Basic competences

Students of the masters program in wind energy engineering are assigned to the basic competences mechanical enginnering, civil engineering or electrical engineering based on their bachlor studies.

Depending on that they may choose their individual specialisation, the competence area.

Mechincal Engineering

Project development, manufacturing, construction and operation

Civil Engineering

Project development, manufacturing, construction and operation

Electrical Engineering

Electrical
energy conversion
and grid connection

For means of comparison between the specialisations you can confront here the mandatory and elective modules.

An overview of the mandatory and elective modules of each specialisation can be find in the descriptions of the respective competence areas.

  Comprehensive studies: 40 ± 2 CP
Depending on basic competence
Mandatory Module: 32 CP
Elective Module: 8 +- 2 CP
From that up to 5 CP Studium generale
Master’s degree
120 CP
Professional Specialisation: 40 ± 2 CP
Depending on specialisation
Mandatory Module: 22 +- 2 CP
Elective Module: 22 +- 4 CP
From that other competence areas up to 10 CP
  Scientific work: 40 CP Project work: 10 CP
Master thesis: 30 CP
  Mechincal Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering
Mandatory Modules      
Elective Modules      
Not available      
Comprehensive studies Mechincal Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering  
    Project Wind Project Dim     S/W CP
Wind Energy Wind Energy Technology I             w 6
Wind Energy Technology II             s 6
Civil Engineering Basic Principles of Structural Engineering I             s 6
Dynamics of Structures             s 6
Soil Mechanics and Foundations             w 6
Project and Contract Management             s 6
Concrete Construction             s 6
Steel Construction             s 6
Electrical Engineering Control of Wind Energy Turbines             s 6
Basics of Electrical Engineering I for mechanical engineers             w 5
Basics of Electrical Engineering II for mechanical engineers             s 5
Principles of Electric Power Systems             s 5
Principles of Electromagnetically Power Conversion             w 5
High Voltage Technique I             w 5
Power Electronics I             w 5
Automatic Control Engineering I             s 4
Electric Power Systems I             w 5
Mechincal Engineering Product Design and Manufacturing III             s 4
Fluid Dynamics I             w 4
Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations             w 4
Engineering Mechanics IV             s 5
Studium generale Key competences / useful complements to your studies                
Professional Specialisation Mechincal Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering  
    Project Wind Project Dim     S/W CP
Electrical energy conversion and grid connection Electrical Engines             s 5
Electrical Power Systems II             s 4
Laboratory: Electrical Engines             w 4
Power Electronics II             s 5
Planning and Operation of Electric Power Systems             w 4
Transients in Electric Power Systems             s 4
Small Electrical Motors and Servo Drives             w 4
Renewable Energies and Smart Concepts for Electric Power Systems             s 3
Principles of the Electric Energy Industry             s 3
High Voltage Technique II             s 4
Laboratory: Electrical Engines             s 4
Electric Power Systems Laboratory             s 4
Laboratory Exercise on Power Electronics             w 4
Control of Electrical Three-phase Machines             s 4
Dimensioning of support structures Geotechnical Engineering Constructions             s 6
Special Designs of Concrete Construction             w 6
Structural Safety in Steel Construction             w 6
Support Structures of Offshore Wind Turbines             w 6
Maintaining and Restoration of Buildings and Material Testing             w 6
Concrete Technology for Engineering Structures             w 6
Soil Dynamics             s 6
FE Applications in Structural Analysis             S 6
Mechanics of Solids             W 6
Finite Elements II             S 5
Basics of wave theories and sea state analysis             S 3
Innovative Concrete Construction – Special Concrete Engineering             s 6
Contact Mechanics             W 6
Vibration Problems of Structures             W 6
Project development, manufacturing, construction and operation Design and Installation of Wind Farms             w 6
Major Projects Worldwide             s 6
Quality Management             S 4
Technical Reliability             W 4
Factory Planning             w 5
Design of Steel Structures             w 6
Material Flow Systems             W 5
Marine Construction Logistics             w 6
Digital Building and Construction             W 6
Production Management             w 5
Computer-Aided Design of Wind Farms             w 3
Reliability of Mechatronical Systems             s 5
Wind and mechanical energy conversion Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity of Wind Turbines             w 4
Fibre Composite Lightweight Structures             W 6
Finite Elements I             w 4
Computational Fluid Dynamics             W 4
Fluid Dynamics II             w 4
Aeroacoustics and Aeroelasticity of Turbo Machinery             S 4
Introduction to Meteorology             W 4
Materials Science and Engineering             w 5
Continuum Mechanics I             W 5
Local Climates             w 4
Multibody Systems             w 5
Rotor Blade Design for Wind Energy Turbines             s 6
Flow Measurement and Testing Techniques             s 4
Kinematics and Dynamics             w 4
Tribology             S 5
Power Trains in Wind Turbines             W 5
Scientific work Project work   10
Master thesis   30