Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT)

Microenergy Technologies

  • Type: Lecture
  • Chair: Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Semester: SS 2021
  • Time:

    Online
    Fri,08:00 - 09:30 weekly
    2021-04-16

    2021-04-23
    2021-04-30
    2021-05-07
    2021-05-14
    2021-05-21
    2021-06-04
    2021-06-11
    2021-06-18
    2021-06-25
    2021-07-02
    2021-07-09
    2021-07-16
    2021-07-23

  • Start: 16.04.2021
  • Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Manfred Kohl
  • SWS: 2
  • Lv-No.: 2142897
  • Exam: oral exam, by appointment
  • Information:

    Evidence:
    Oral, 30 minutes

Goals and Outline

The lecture addresses students in the fields of mechanical engineering, energy technologies, mechatronics and information technology. A comprehensive introduction is given in the basics and current developments in this new and very dynamically evolving field. The lecture is (supplementary/compulsory) in the master courses of „Energietechnik“ and „Energy Technologies (ENTECH)“ and supplementary in the major of „Mechatronics and Microsystems Technology“ in Mechanical Engineering.

Course: 
Mechanical Engineering: Major M&M
Energy Technologies: NN
Energietechnik: NN

Outline:

  • Basic physical principles of energy conversion
  • Layout and design optimization
  • Technologies
  • Selected devices
  • Applications

The lecture is given in English.

Thermo magnetic energy harvester
Thermo magnetic energy harvester
 

Contents

The lecture includes amongst others the following topics:

  • Kinetic energy harvesting
  • Micro thermoelectrics
  • Micro thermomagnetic energy generation
  • Solid state cooling
  • EM field energy conversion
  • Microsystem enabled photovoltaics
  • Microbatteries and supercapacitors
  • Microfuel cells

Bibliography

  • Lecture notes (overhead transparencies) „Micro Energy Technologies“
  • Stephen Beeby, Neil White, Energy Harvesting for Autonomous Systems, Artech House, 2010
  • Shashank Priya, Daniel J. Inman, Energy Harvesting Technologies, Springer, 2009