Basics of electric power engineerig, 5 cr - TSASS300
Level of course
B Intermediate level
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Learning outcomes of the course
The students understand the basic calculation of coupled three-phase circuits, and they know the various power concepts. They understand the effect of reactive power and harmonics on an electric power system. They know how to measure the basic quantities of an electric power system. They also know the measurements related to the quality of supply. They have a basic understanding of the various areas of electrical power engineering.
TSAST – Electrotechnical and other basic competence
The student is able to apply mathematical methods and tools to describe the phenomena of the field and to solve problems.
YHTVI – Communication skills
The student is able to communicate well, both orally and in writing in their mother tongue.
EA-KN: Knowledge and understanding
The student has a systematic understanding of the key aspects and concepts of their branch of engineering.
The student has the ability to conduct literature searches and use databases and other sources of information.
Symmetric and asymmetric three-phase system
Electrostatics and current flow
Measurement of current, voltage and power in an electric power system, energy measurement
Measurements related to the quality of supply
Electromechanics: electric machines and transformers
Power plant and lighting engineering
Electric drives and power electronics
Power generation plants at a general level
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basics in electrical engineering
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Excellent (5): The student masters the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge acquired in a creative and innovative manner.
Very good (4): The student masters the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge.
Good (3): The student:
- understands the basic calculation of coupled three-phase circuits, and they know the various power concepts.
- understands the effect of reactive power and harmonics on an electric power system.
- knows how to measure the basic quantities of an electric power system.
Satisfactory (2): The student is familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology but in the application of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.
Adequate (1): The student identifies the basic knowledge and terminology but in the interpreting of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.