Project Work

Please remember to register your project work in QIS until 15 May (in the summer semester) or 15 November (in the winter semester). The project must be completed and the report on the project work must be submitted by the end of each semester (February 28 for the winter semester and August 31 for the summer semester). In addition, the notes and rules for writing project reports should be kept in mind:

Notes on the preparation of scientific papers by Prof. Dr. te Heesen (in German)
Rules for writing reports by Prof. Dr. med. Preußler (in German)

Remark: Not all projects are offered in English.

Energy System Technology

[NEW] Construction of Models for the Visualization of Energy Hubs

Study Courses: IMAT, UET; AI, EE, SBT, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Development of models for energy hub concepts
  • Building the models in the INNODIG lab
  • Description of the model for different target groups

Project information "Construction of Energy Hub Models"

Ecoliance - Concept for Company Portfolio (te Heesen)

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Research for possibilities of company presentation in clusters/networks
  • Development of a compact and structured brochure for the company presentation, preparation of the brochure with contents and coordination with the companies
  • Creation of a questionnaire for companies for offers of internships and final theses
  • Support for the integration of content on the Ecoliance website

Website research project UmTecNetz
Website Ecoliance Rhineland-Palatinate
Further information on the project

Excel Tools for Energy Applications (te Heesen)

Study Courses: AI, IMAT, UET; AI, EE, SBT, UI, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Design of a block-type thermal power station (CHP)

  • Modeling of PV systems

  • Modeling of load profiles (electricity/heat) (assigned)

  • Energy balancing of buildings (assigned)

  • Design of a heat storage tank (for solar thermal, geothermal etc.) (assigned)

Projekt information "Excel Tools for Energy Applications"

Literature Review (te Heesen)

Study Programmes: Bachelor: AI, EE, MB, PT, SBT, UI, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

A literature search is to be carried out on the following topics:

  • Energy hubs
  • (Regional) Rnergy models
  • Energy hybrid systems (PV, wind, CHP, fossil, etc.)
  • Tensile tests of additively manufactured components

Project information "Literature Review"

Modelling of Energy Clusters (te Heesen)

Study Courses: AI, IMAT, UET; AI, EE, SBT, UI, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Current tasks in the project:

  • Research and data maintenance of energy generation systems and energy consumption units
  • Modelling and simulation of energy flows
  • Development of scripts for automatic data integration and consistency checks
  • Development of evaluation and prognosis algorithms

Website with information about the research project ENMOSA
Projekt information for energy cluster modelling

Tasks for Photovoltaics (te Heesen)

Study Courses: AI, IMAT, UET; AI, EE, SBT, UI, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Further development of a web application for yield optimization (UCB PVapp)
  • Yield analysis of photovoltaic systems in Europe

Website for the yield study of PV systems
Website UCP PVapp
Project information "Tasks for Photovoltaics"

[Assigned] Energy Concept for a Winery

Master Degree Programs: IMAT, UET # Bachelor Degree Programs: EE, SBT, UP
Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Development of an energy model for a winery
  • Synthesis of the expected energy consumption
  • Integration of different power generation systems
  • Examination as to the eligibility of the measures 

⤓ Download description for "Energy Concept for a Winery"

Remark: You need profund knowledge of the German language for this project.

[Assigned] Feasibility Study for Floating Photovoltaic System (te Heesen)

Study Courses: IMAT, UET; EE, SBT, UP

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Technical and economical design of a floating photovoltaic system on the Steinbachtalsperre dam, taking into account the plant‘s own consumption
  • Identification of environmental legal requirements regarding the installation and operation of floating PV systems on drinking water storage lakes

Project information "Floating Photovoltaic System"

[Assigned] Synthesis of minute values (te Heesen)

(Kopie 1)

Study Courses: Master: AI, IMAT, UET

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Research for existing algorithms for the synthesis of minute values (literature or program code)
  • Implementation of the algorithm in Python for (at least) one energy technology application (e.g. solar irradiation, yield of wind turbines, power load profile)
  • Validation of the algorithm

Download project information

Production Technology

Resource-Efficient Rapid Prototyping (te Heesen)

Responsible: Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen

Tasks:

  • Design, development and optimisation of workpieces
  • Metrological monitoring of the manufacturing process
  • Conventional and generative manufacturing of components
  • Evaluation and writing of the results

Further information on the research project RERAP

Further topics for project work can be found at the professors of the IBT

Prof. Dr. Thomas Geib
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gerke
Prof. Dr. Peter Gutheil
Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen
Prof. Dr. Uwe Krieg
Prof. Dr. Thomas Preußler
Prof. Dr. Matthias Vette-Steinkamp
Prof. Dr. Michael Wahl
Stefan Hirsch

Contact

Trier University of Applied Sciences, Environmental Campus Birkenfeld
Institut for Operations and Technology Management (IBT)
Campusallee 9925
55768 Hoppstädten-Weiersbach
Germany

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