Introduction to Electric Power Technology I

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑΚΗ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ι / Introduction to Electric Power Technology I
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGrigorios Papagiannis
Course ID20000500

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon the successful completion of the course, the students will comprehend the basic structure of a power system, and they will be able to use the basic mathematical tools for the modelling of its operation. At the same time, the students will comprehend the operational principles of a synchronous generator, a power transformer, and an induction motor, and they will be able to model their operation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic concepts, ac circuits, power in ac circuits, three phase circuits, symmetrical components, per-unit system. Electric power system development and basic structure, electric power stations, electric power transmission and distribution systems, the Greek power grid. Synchronous generators, operation principle, technical description, turbogenerator equivalent circuits, active and reactive power in generators at steady state, operational limits, synchronization. Power transformers, equivalent circuits, 3 phase windings, steady state operation, power losses. Induction motors, operation principle, technical description, equivalent circuits, speed – torque and power relations. Steady state motor, generator, brake operation. Motor starting, speed regulation.
Electric power systems, per-unit system, synchronous generators, power transformers, induction motors
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
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)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Συστήματα Ηλεκτρικής Ενέργειας Τόμος Α, Λαμπρίδης Δ., Ντοκόπουλος Π., Παπαγιάννης Γ., Εκδόσεις ΠΕΛΑΓΙΑ ΖΗΤΗ & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε., 2006, ISBN: 960-456-020-4 Εισαγωγή στα Συστήματα Ηλεκτρικής Ενέργειας, Γιαννακόπουλος Γ., Βοβός Ν., Εκδόσεις ΠΕΛΑΓΙΑ ΖΗΤΗ & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε., 2008, ISBN: 960-456-105-7
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