370.034 Seminar Smart Grids
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, SE, 3.0h, 4.5EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.5
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to be oriented in the scientific literature of the smart grid area, to form their own opinion and to express their views critically. By recognizing the basic principles of the various Smart Grid concepts, the students will be quickly integrated into smart grid projects and work effectively.

Subject of course

Several topics on the Smart Grid area are studied in this course with emphasis on:

1.Virtual Power Plants 2.Microgrids 3.Link paradigm 4.Smart Grid Architectures   In the first part of the seminar students are requested to collect material on some aspect of the above topics and prepare a written report and an poster presentation (Poster template is included in TISS). A poster workshop will be organized, in which students will work in different groups to summarize the results of the literature in one of the concepts discussed during the course. 

In the second part of the seminar, an industry expert will report about the smart grids and the students will have the possibility to make questions related to their theme. Students will then be requested to extend their written report from the first part by a brief reflection (1-2 pages) with the concrete industry experiences.

Teaching methods

Student-centered method

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Wed10:00 - 10:3007.10.2020 GoToMeetingBriefing
Mon10:00 - 13:0012.10.2020 - 25.01.2021 GoToMeetingSeminar
Seminar Smart Grids - Single appointments
Wed07.10.202010:00 - 10:30 GoToMeetingBriefing
Mon12.10.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon19.10.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon09.11.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon16.11.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon23.11.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon30.11.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon07.12.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon14.12.202010:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon11.01.202110:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon18.01.202110:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar
Mon25.01.202110:00 - 13:00 GoToMeetingSeminar

Examination modalities

Proof of achievement consists of three parts:
1. Poster preparation and presentation
2. Active participation in poster discussions
3. Written report on the chosen topic

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2020 12:00 10.10.2020 12:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Positive decision of the lecture Smart Girds Advanced

Preceding courses


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