370.026 Power Plants
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • use the basic laws and equations of thermodynamics für theoretical and real thermodynamic cyclic processes,
  • calculate thermodynamic processes implemented in power plants,
  • calculate combined heat and power plants and methods for increasing the efficiency of thermal power plants,
  • describe aspects of lowering emissions and environmental protection in thermal and other power plants,
  • specify hydro power plants,
  • calculate specific aspects of power plant auxiliaries,
  • understand general aspects of nuclear power plants and
  • describe protection for electrical machines and power plants.


Subject of course

Basics of Thermodynamics, thermodynamic processes, gas turbine power plants, steam power plants, combined cycle power plants, measures to increase efficiency, emissions and environmental protection, auxiliaries, protection of electrical machines and power plants

Teaching methods

Lecture with examples, slides, former exam problems.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Previous exam problems, answers and FAQ at https://www.tuwien.at/etit/nes/lehre/pruefungen/alte-pruefungsangaben

Please contact pruefung@ea.tuwien.ac.at for further questions an feedback.



Examination modalities

Written exam with four calculation problems, based on the lecture content, oral exam following written exam.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue14:00 - 17:0025.06.2024EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT written06.06.2024 09:00 - 18.06.2024 23:00TISSschriftliche Prüfung 06/2024
Wed08:00 - 13:0023.10.2024 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral01.10.2024 09:00 - 16.10.2024 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung Okt. 2024
Wed08:00 - 13:0022.01.2025 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral02.01.2025 09:00 - 15.01.2025 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung Jän. 2025
Wed08:00 - 13:0012.02.2025 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral27.01.2025 09:00 - 05.02.2025 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung Feb. 2025
Wed08:00 - 13:0019.03.2025 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral01.03.2025 09:00 - 12.03.2025 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung März 2025
Wed08:00 - 13:0030.04.2025 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral07.04.2025 09:00 - 23.04.2025 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung April 2025
Wed08:00 - 13:0018.06.2025 Dienstzimmer Prof. Klöckl, altes EI, 3.Stock, CF0345oral26.05.2025 09:00 - 11.06.2025 23:00TISSmündliche Prüfung Juni 2025

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2022 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 503 Electrical power engineering and sustainable energy systems Mandatory1. Semester
066 506 Energy Systems and Automation Technology Mandatory1. Semester
066 507 Telecommunications Mandatory elective
066 515 Automation and Robotic Systems Mandatory elective


Lecture notes are available as PDF in the TISS system.