Universität Wien FIND

300314 VO Renewable Energies (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 14.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 21.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 28.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 04.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 11.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 18.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 25.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 02.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 09.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 20.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Monday 27.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Cheap fossil fuels have led to prosperity but are also causing climate change. What will be the future role of fossil fuels? What are the chances of renewable energies? Main topics will be the physical background of climate change, state of the art of various renewable energies including future outlook – if possible, bio fuels first and second generation, criteria for the evaluation and comparison of different technologies (e.g. carbon foot print).
Depending on the interest of the students other topics will be included such as economic considerations, invest policy of a large industrial company, authority approval, future of nuclear energy etc.
The lecturer is looking forward to lively discussions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination. date to be defined together

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

No previous knowledge needed.
Target of the lecture is to teach basic knowledge about renewable energies, therefore candidates should be able to understand and discuss possible measures against climate change as proposed by politicians and many organisations.

Examination topics

Slides - can be found in moodle

Reading list

Will be given during the lectures.

Association in the course directory

WZB

Last modified: Tu 08.10.2019 11:09