311.160 Energy Efficient Production
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • describe relevant national and international objectives and strategies
  • classify and evaluate their own projects and intentions with regard to energy and resource consumption as well as carbon dioxide relevance
  • identify optimization potential andmake suggestions for improvement regarding decarbonization
  • give guidance for funding of research and innovation projects

Students have basic knowledge for further intensive preoccupation with the topic.

Subject of course

  • national and international objectives and strategies regarding decarbonization and circular economy
  • overall view of energy consumtion of various sectors
  • ecological footprint, cross-border impact, grey energy
  • approach for classification and evaluation of planned projects
  • handling of conflicting goals in an integrated approach
  • approaches of appropriate technology for demand-driven development
  • innovation levels and optimization possibilities
  • production processes and their role in sustainable energy systems
  • notes on financing possibilities for innovation projects

Teaching methods

Practical dissemination of the course subjects by lectures, discussion of case studies, independent handling of tasks as well as excursions

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

exercises (group work) with protocols

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.03.2021 07:00 05.03.2021 07:30



No lecture notes are available.