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Mathematical Modelling of complex systems in the field of energy

Course 0000000022 in SS 2018

General Data

Course Type lecture with integrated exercises
Semester Weekly Hours 3 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems (Prof. Hamacher)

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks Relying on technical aspects to model systems in the energy field is usually not sufficient to grasp the complexity of the systems. In reality, aspects such as user-behavior, acceptance, and communication play an important role. Three mathematical methods are presented in this course, that could be used to model the socio-economic aspects. How do cities grow? How do innovative, decentralized technologies such as photovoltaics expand? How do social networks influence our opinions? Similar questions will be asked in this course and they will be answered for simplified cases. The methods will be explained using Matlab simulations as well.
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