Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2019 - 09.12.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Upon succesful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. recall the different fields of high voltage engineering,
2. inspect the behavior of different insulators in electric fields and describe their related breakdown processes,
3. identify different high voltage equipment, apply measuring and testing techniques, as well as examine how different voltage stresses affect insulators and systems,
4. collect and construct the necessary tools to continue research in the field of high voltage engineering.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Dielectric in electric fields, electrical discharge in insulation systems, calculation of transient voltages, overvoltages, overvoltage protection and insulation coordination, testing and measuring techniques, high voltage sources.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, laboratory tasks, exercises, assignments, excursion, and exam, depending on available facilities.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 36 h, independent studies and work-based learning 72 h, revision 20 h, examination 3 h.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces S-18.3146 and S-18.3150

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-E8413 Power Systems or comparable knowledge

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3 English


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