Electrical Power Systems I

Course Information
TitleΣυστήματα Ηλεκτρικής Ενέργειας Ι / Electrical Power Systems I
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGrigorios Papagiannis
Course ID600000972

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 247
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CORECompulsory Course536

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To understand the structure and the operational characteristics of power generation plants with conventional fossil fuels or renewable energy sources. To understand the operation of basic power system components in steady state and dynamic operational conditions To learn the basic operational characteristics of synchronous generators and 3phase power transformers To understand the structure of electric power transmission and distribution grids To learn to analyse the operation of short power transmission lines and to control the voltage drop and power losses along the transmission lines To become familiar with the reactive power compensation in power consumers To understand the structure of the Low Voltage electric power installations and the protection against electric shock.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic concepts of power systems, ac circuit analysis, 3phase circuit analysis. active and reactive power. The per-unit (p.u.) system. History of the electric power systems, electric power generation plants, transmission system, distribution system. Operation of power systems, cost of electricity. Synchronous generators and power transformers basic operational characteristics. Overhead transmission and distribution lines, construction elements, equivalent electric circuit of short 3phase power transmission line, power relations. Voltage regulation, reactive power compensation. Basic components and structure of electrical LV installations, protection from electric shock, design of electrical installations.
Electric power systems, per-unit system, Power transmission lines, power transmission and distribution, electric economy
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 Work180.6
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)Συστήματα ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας, Τόμος Α, Λαμπρίδης Δημήτρης, Ντοκόπουλος Πέτρος, Παπαγιάννης Γρηγόρης
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