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Power engineering 1
Electrical Engineering
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About this course

To provide a basic understanding of electricity and the main related calculation principles. The students are introduced to the electricity grid and the main components involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. Moreover, principles calculations in simple networks are covered.

Expected learning outcomes

  • At the end of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify key relationships in the electricity supply grid

  • Calculate the electrical quantities of 3-phase electrical network

  • Apply electrical components equivalents

  • Model transformers with appropriate equivalents

  • Model the overhead lines with appropriate equivalent

  • Model the cables with appropriate equivalents

  • Calculate the voltage and current in simple networks

  • Analyse given load conditions

  • Apply the per-unit principle

  • Introduction to nummerical methods for solving electrical systems.


Written examination

Course requirements

Good understanding of circuit calculations and especially calculations using complex numbers and three phase systems. The student also should have a level ov competetency in the use of calculation programs like Excel, Maple, Matlab and the like.



More information
  • Local course code
  • Study load
    ECTS 5
  • Level
  • Contact hours per week
  • Instructors
    Gen Li
  • Mode of delivery
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