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

Energy Transmission

Degree programme Bachelor Electrical Engineering Dual
Subject area Engineering Technology
Type of degree Bachelor
Winter Semester 2023
Course unit title Energy Transmission
Course unit code 074742056202
Language of instruction English
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory optional
Teaching hours per week 2
Year of study 2023
Level of the course / module according to the curriculum
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3
Name of lecturer(s) Felix FEUSTEL, Andreas NENNING
Requirements and Prerequisites

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 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