Introduction to Electric Power Technology II

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΙΙ / Introduction to Electric Power Technology II
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGrigorios Papagiannis
Course ID20000495

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To learn the basics of the structure and operation of the electric power system and the tools for their analysis. To understand electric power transmission and distribution as well as the problems related to them and how they can be handled. To understand basic economic concepts and techniques and how they can be applied in electric energy. To learn the basics of the deregulated electric power markets and of electric pricing. To learn the basic concepts of renewable energy sources, regarding operation and dimensioning with special emphasis on wind and solar power. To learn the basics of the electrical installations and the protection methods against electric shock
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Electric power transmission system, overhead power lines, underground power cables, technical properties. Short overhead transmission lines, equivalent circuits, power voltage relations, voltage regulation, reactive power compensation. Electric power system economics, load and load duration curves, power generation costs, biding policies, market de-regulation. Introduction to power electronics, ac/dc converters, inverters, applications. Electric power installations in buildings, European standards, protection and safety standards, medium and low voltage switchgear, cables, design principles.
Power transmission lines, power transmission and distribution, electric economy, renewable energy sources, electric installation basics, protection from electric shock
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Slides for all lessons (theory and exercises) are offered in the lesson website. Bi-directional communication with the students is done using the same website and/or using group e-mail with useful attachments.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Π. Ντοκόπουλου, Ηλεκτρικές Εγκαταστάσεις Καταναλωτών, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, 2005, ISBN: 960-431-943-4. 2. Λαμπρίδης, Ντοκόπουλος, Παπαγιάννης, Συστήματα Ηλεκτρικής Ενέργειας Τόμος Α. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, 2006, ISBN: 960-456-020-4
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