Subject description - BE1M15PPE

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BE1M15PPE Elements and Operation of Electrical Power Systems
Roles:PO Extent of teaching:2P+2S
Department:13115 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:  Completion:KZ
Lecturers:Hlaváček J. Credits:4
Tutors:Ahmad I., Hlaváček J. Semester:Z


The course introduces basic technical principles of electricity transmission and distribution. There are explained parameters of power systems key elements, steady states, transient and failure phenomena, main principles of dimensioning and protecting, power quality and its control and electrical machines characteristics and utilization.

Course outlines:

1. Electrical power systems key elements models in time domain and harmonic steady state
2. Power and energy in single-phase and three-phase systems, power factor compensation
3. Distribution and transmission lines parameters
4. Coils and capacitors parameters used in electricity transmission and distribution
5. Basic network calculations ? system steady states
6. Basic network calculations ? basic failure states
7. Dimensioning of power system elements
8. Protection and securing, selectivity
9. Voltage and frequency control in ES
10. Power quality
11. Basic types, characteristics and utilization of DC machines
12. Basic types, characteristics and utilization of induction machines
13. Basic types, characteristics and utilization of synchronous machines
14. Summary, reserve

Exercises outline:


Blume, Steven Warren. Electric power system basics: for the nonelectrical professional [online]. Hoboken: Wiley, 2007 [cit. 2013-02-08]. Dostupné z: <>;. ISBN 978-0-470-18581-0.
H. Saadat: Power system analysis. USA, McGraw-Hill, 1999
Hase, Yoshihide. Handbook of power system engineering. Chichester: Wiley, ?2007. xxvi, 548 s. ISBN 9780470033678.


Condition for obtaining assessment is participation in seminars and semester thesis elaboration. Passing the exam is given by the Study and Examination Code for Students of the Czech Technical University in Prague.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEEEM4_2016 Economy and Management of Power Engineering PO 1

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