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 2021

Course unit titleEnergy Transmission
Course unit code074742056202
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory optional
Semester when the course unit is deliveredWinter Semester 2021
Teaching hours per week2
Year of study2021
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

Module "Electrical Engineering", Semester 1 to 4

Course content
  • Network calculations: Load flow, short circuit, stability
  • Star-point treatment: Isolated, low impedance, extinguished
  • Protection technology
  • Influence in the network: ohmic, inductive, capacitive
  • Insulation coordination
  • Selected aspects of energy transmission (e.g. HVDC, SmartGrid, etc.)
Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to explain and evaluate basic as well as novel aspects of power distribution systems (grids), design electrical grids and determine the mode of operation, and design protective measures of equipment.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, case studies

Assessment methods and criteria
Written and / or oral examination, final examination


Recommended or required reading
  • Z. Melhem: Electricity Transmission, Distribution and Storage Systems (Woodland Publishing, 2013)
  • J. Schlabbach: Power System Engineering (2nd Ed., Wiley, 2008)
  • L. Van der Sluis, P. Schavemaker: Electrical Power System Essentials (Wiley, 2008)
  • B. M. Weedy [et al.]: Electric Power Systems (5th Ed., Wiley, 2012)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face to face

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