Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course the student understands  the working principles of electric power systems. He knows how to model the components of power systems and is able to make mathematical analysis of the power system functions.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 08.09.2020 - 03.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Anouar Belahcen, Jorma Kyyrä, Matti Lehtonen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anouar Belahcen, Jorma Kyyrä, Matti Lehtonen

Contact information for the course (valid 20.08.2020-21.12.2112):

Anouar Belahcen

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Power system basic components, energy sources and their environmental impacts, renewable energy sources, three phase system, electrical safety, power electronics, power transformers, electrical machines, electrical networks, future energy systems. 


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Homework 100%


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures  24 h, exercises 24 h, independent study and homework 88 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi, Electric Energy - An Introduction. CRC Press.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Lecture slides are based on the course book.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Corresponds to ELEC-C8001 (only one of them can be accepted)

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    See detail schedule on the course home page


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