Power Transmission Systems

Module number: EI8032

Duration: 1 Semester

Recurrence: Winter semester

Language: English

Number of ECTS: 5


Professor in charge: Rolf Witzmann

Amount of work

Class attendance: 60

Private study: 90

Total: 150

Course work and exam formalities

written examination at the end of the module, 90 min.


Switchgear, design of power lines and power systems under normal operation, load-flow calculation, AC-transmission, HVDC-transmission, Flexible-AC-Transmission Systems (FACTS).

Learning outcome

At the end of the module students are able to

- know the components and the functionality of switchgear systems

- know the basic of load-flow calculation

- understand power transmission in AC- and DC-technology

- know the basics of dynamic equipment in power systems like HVDC and FACTS


It might be useful to have past the lecuture high voltage technology - fundamentals.