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58446-01 - Lecture with practical courses: Sustainable Energy Physics 4 CP

Semester fall semester 2021
Course frequency Irregular
Lecturers Thilo Glatzel (thilo.glatzel@unibas.ch)
Ernst Meyer (ernst.meyer@unibas.ch, Assessor)
Content 1 Introduction (sustainable energy, global energy demand, reservoirs, CO2, energy sources and storage)
2 Solar Energy (solar spectrum, fusion in the sun, absorption, natural variation, earth climate, relation to fossil fuels)
3 Solar Cells (semiconductors, basic principle, limitations)
4 Solar Cells (optimal Si solar cell, power pay back time, efficiency)
5 Thin Film Solar cells (Thin film concepts, organic and dye sensitized cells, high efficiency cells)
6 Wind energy (setup and main ingredients, efficiency, examples and power distribution)
7 Combined heat and power generation (bio gas systems, District heating, heat engines)
8 Nuclear and Fusion (types of nuclear power plants, main process of fission and fusion, ITER)
9 Energy storage (batteries, hydro-power, hydrogen and alternatives)
10 Fuel cells and hoe energy storage systems (setup and examples)
11 Photosynthesis

Bibliography Environmental Physics, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change, Wiley, 978-0-470-66676-0
Physics of Energy Sources, Wiley, 978-1-119-96168-0
Physics and Technology of Sustainable Energy, Oxford University Press, 978-0-19-876980-4 (https://oxford.universitypressscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780198769804.001.0001/oso-9780198769804)

 

Language of instruction German
Use of digital media No specific media used

 

Interval weekly
Date 21.09.2021 – 22.12.2021
Time Tuesday, 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday, 13.00-14.00 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Date Time Room
Tuesday 21.09.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 22.09.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 28.09.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 29.09.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 05.10.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 06.10.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 12.10.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 13.10.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 19.10.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 20.10.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 26.10.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 27.10.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 02.11.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 03.11.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 09.11.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 10.11.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 16.11.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 17.11.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 23.11.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 24.11.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 30.11.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 01.12.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 07.12.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 08.12.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 14.12.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 15.12.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Tuesday 21.12.2021 10.00-12.00 Physik, Alter Hörsaal 2, 1.22
Wednesday 22.12.2021 12.15-13.15 Physik, Seminarzimmer 3.12
Modules Module: Specialisation (Master's Studies: Physics)
Assessment format continuous assessment
Assessment registration/deregistration Reg./dereg.: course registr./cancel registr. via MOnA
Repeat examination no repeat examination
Scale 1-6 0,5
Repeated registration as often as necessary
Responsible faculty Faculty of Science, studiendekanat-philnat@unibas.ch
Offered by Departement Physik

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