Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Bachelor Electrical Engineering Dual
Type of degree:FH BachelorĀ“s Degree Programme
 Winter Semester 2020

Course unit titleEnergy Transmission
Course unit code07475722
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredWinter Semester 2020
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2020
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated3
Name of lecturer(s)Felix FEUSTEL

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Electrical Engineering

Course content
  • Electricity grids
  • High-voltage lines and cables
  • Modeling of network components
  • Grid calculations (load flow, short circuit, stability)
  • Neutral point treatment
  • Protection technology
  • Power system influences
  • Insulation coordination
  • Selected aspects of energy transmission (e.g. HVDC, Smart Grid, etc.)
Learning outcomes

Upon sucessfully completing the course, students will be able to

  • explain and assess basic and novel aspects of electrical transmission systems (grids)
  • calculate electrical grids and determine the mode of operation
  • design protective measures for electrical assets
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Case studies
Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination



Recommended or required reading
  • R. Flosdorff, G. Hilgarth: Elektrische Energieverteilung, (6th Ed., B.G. Teubner, 1994)
  • K. Heuck [et al.]: Elektrische Energieversorgung, (8th Ed., Vieweg + Teubner, 2010)
  • D. Oeding, B.R. Oswald: Elektrische Kraftwerke und Netze (7th Ed., Springer, 2011) 
  • B. M. Weedy [et al.]: Electric Power Systems (5th Ed., Wiley, 2012)
  • L. Van der Sluis, P. Schavemaker: Electrical Power System Essentials (Wiley, 2008)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)


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