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Basic Electrotechnical Regulations

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Course Unit Code420-2010/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Third Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
STY10doc. Ing. Vítězslav Stýskala, Ph.D.
KOC61doc. Ing. Stanislav Kocman, Ph.D.
In this subject, student will meet statutory legislative, basic regulations and directions to providing of safe operation, service and manipulating with electric device, including statutary precaution to put electric products into market, assessment of product agreement, assignment of risk in safe operation of electric devices. The introduction with the basic electrical rules and regulation in medical branch like EN 60364-7-710, EN 62353 and EN 60601-1 is achieved due to specific requirements of the field of study in this subject.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
1. Students will be defined the actual wording of the chosen prespripts and rules valid in electrical engineering, and to the conditions of placing the new products on the market and the essences of safety technics of machinery.

2. The extra emphasis is given on the acquaintance with the technical and organisational rules for reaching the safe operation of the electrical devices, understanding the function and principle of the protection against electric shock and the precautions leading to safeguard the safety operation of the electrical devices

3. Students will be able to explain the wording of the prescripts and standards in electrical engineering and the classification of measures against electric shock.

4. Students will be acquainted with the electrical wiring rules in the rooms for medical use according to CSN 33 2140, TNI 33 2140 (HD 60364-7-710).
Course Contents

1. The introduction - the summary of legislative regulations, institutions and authorities
2. The standardization in the Czech Republic, in The Europe Union and worldwide
3. The conditions of putting the new products to the market, it's distribution and sale,
the declaration of conformity, acreditation of workers,
4. The professional qualification of workers in electrotechnical field, operation of electrical installations according to EN 50110 ed.2.
5. Basic and safety principles of man-machine interface, marking and identification,colours etc., coding principles for indicators and actuators
6. The validity area of HD 364/384, EN 60204 and EN 60439 standards. Low voltage supply systems, basic characteristic according to EN 60364-1:2008
The Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code) - EN 60529
7. The external influences and climate conditions (HD 384, IEC 60364), the degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code) - EN 60529
8. Selection and erection of wiring systems. Earthing arrangements, protective conductors and protective bonding conductors. (HD 60364-1, - 5 - 52, - 5 - 54).
9. Measures of protection against overcurrent. Characterisitics and use of MCB and fuses.
10. Protection for safety - Protection against electric shock (EN 61140, HD 60364-4-41), influence of the current to human body, first aid in occurence of electric shock).
11. Protection against lightning (EN 62305) risk assesment, physical damage to structures and life hazard
12. Basic safety technic - safety of machinery. Safety related parts of control system. Performance level. Switchgear assemblies.
13. Electric installation in rooms for medical use. (HD 60364-7-710).
14. Summary of topics,counsels

1. Line drops, currents in electrical instalation, brush- up of 1phase and 3 phase circuits.
2. Excercises from safety – TN supply system, automatic disconnection of supply.
3. Excercises from safety – TN supply system, automatic disconnection of supply. Excercises from automatic disconection of supply - calculation of disconnection time of failure in TN and TT systems.
4. Excercises from designing the cable line in electrical installation
5. Ist. written test
6. Installation control part using contactors in machinery.
7. The testing of RCD. Difference between FI and DI. Testing according to ČSN 33 1610.
8. Verification of electrical installation, testing of switchgear assemblies and machinery according to EN 60204, EN 60439, HD 60364-6.
9. 2nd. written test, tuition of the project
10. Presentation of the project, consultation, credit

Computer labs:
1. The support of information technology leading to obtain basic knowledge in the field of rules, directions and technical standards
2. Standards (EN, ČSN) - the way of obtaining information concernig validity of the standards, the introducing with selected servers providing useful information in the field of electrotechnical regulation
3. Orientation in the HD 60364., solving of practical excercises and problems
4. Practical drawing up the Protocol of external influneces acording to national attachment to EN 60364-5-51:2009

Drawing up the Protocol of external influences according to national attachment to EN 60364-5-51:2009 and its presentation.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Texts of lectures in the web page of department:
Requirements of knowledge for self-study (for the distance form of study) in the web page of department:
Standards - EN 60364-1..7, EN 60204 ed.2, EN 60439, EN 62305, ČSN 332140, TNI 332140, HD 60364-7-710, EN 62353, EN 60601-1.
Texty přednášek uvedené na webové stránce katedry:
Studijní opory (kombinovaná forma studia) uvedené na webové stránce katedry:
Elektro v praxi – Solid Team Olomouc
Normy ČSN 33 2000 - část 1 – část 7, EN 60204 ed.2, EN 60439, EN 62305, ČSN 332140, TNI 332140, HD 60364-7-710, EN 62353, EN 60601-1.

Recommended Reading:
Requirements of knowledge for self-study (for the distance form of study) in the web page of department:
Studijní opory (kombinovaná forma studia) uvedené na webové stránce katedry:
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit40 (40)20
                1st written test (solving examples)Written test10 1
                2nd written test (solving examples)Written test10 1
                Test from regulationsWritten test10 1
                Drawing up and presentation the Protocol of external influencesSemestral project10 1
        ExaminationExamination60 20