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Electrical Power Engineering

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Course Unit Code410-2102/04
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer 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
KRE74doc. Ing. Petr Krejčí, Ph.D.
The subject deals with steady running conditions of different type of electrical networks and failure state in electrical networks.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
To define basic electrical power terms.
To relate produce of electrical power in diferent types of power plants.
To describe basic electrical parameters of lines.
To list failure states in electrical networks.
To explain basic principles of power factor correction.
To discriminate loses in electrical distribution.
To outline Terms Power Quality.
Course Contents
Lectures: 1.-Basic electrical power terms, produce of electrical power in power plants, balance of produce and consumption of electrical power. 2.-Transmission and distribution of electrical power, electrical parametres of lines, effective resistance. 3.-Inductance, capacitance, conductance. 4.-Steady running conditions of electrical networks, simple DC line (LV, MV). 5.-Three-phase LV and MV lines and networks, MV nodal networks. 6.-HV and UHV lines. 7.-Failure states in electrical networks, short circuits in electrical networks, characteristics of short circuit effects. 8.-Terminology and identification of short circuit currents, short circuit current timing course. 9.-Calculation of short circuit conditions. 10.- Ground fault, ground-fault compensation. 11.-Power system operation, structure of power system, basic diagram of power station. 12.-Loses in electrical networks and their reduction. 13.-Power factor correction. 14.-Power quality.

Numeric exercises:1.-Basic electrical power terms (systems, loading diagram). 2.-Balance calculations of power plants. 3.-Electrical parametres of lines, effective resistance, inductance. 4.-Capacitance, conductance. 5.-Steady running conditions of LV and MV electrical lines. 6.-Calculations of HV long lines. 7.-Power factor correction. 8.-Loses in electrical networks. 9.-Calculation of short circuit conditions in network. 10.-Calculation of short circuit conditions in network. 11.-Test.

Laboratory exercises: 1.-Measurement on model of line. 2.-Measurement of power factor correction. 3.-Measurement on protection.

Projects: 1.-Calculation of steady running conditions of short line. 2.-Calculation of long line. 3.-Calculation of short circuit conditions in network.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Whitaker, J. C.: AC Power Systems, CRC Press 1991
Machowski, J., Bialek, J., Bumby, J.: Power System Dynamics and Stability, Chichester, 1997
Horowitz, S., Phadke, A.: Power System Relaying, Tanton, 1995
Hradílek Z.: Elektroenergetika, skripta VŠB
Santarius P.: Elektrické stanice a vedení, skripta VŠB
Brauner J., Šindler Z.: Elektrická část elektráren, skripta VŠB
Hodinka M., Fecko Š., Němeček F.: Přenos a rozvod elektrické energie, SNTL 1989 Praha
Trojánek Z., Hájek J., Kvasnica P.: Přechodové jevy v elektrizačních soustavách, SNTL 1988 Praha
Gurecký J.: Elektroenergetika - návody do cvičení, skripta VŠB
Krejčí P.: Cvičení z elektroenergetiky, skripta VŠB
Recommended Reading:
Burke J. J.: Power Distribution Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications, New York, 1994
Syllabus for distance part of combined study
Burke J. J.: Power Distribution Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications, New York, 1994
Sylaby pro distanční část kombinovaného studia
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work, Teaching by an expert (lecture or tutorial)
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Graded creditGraded credit100 (100)51
        Project 1Project10 0
        Project 2Project10 0
        Project 3Project10 0
        Protocol 1Laboratory work10 5
        Protocol 2Laboratory work10 5
        Protocol 3Laboratory work10 5
        Test 1Written test20 0
        Test 2Written test20 0