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Chosen Themes for Energy Transmission (T)

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students have acquired a technical understanding for the physical principles and the behavior of energy supply networks. They know the most important components of the transmission networks and the different transmission technologies. They are in a position to analysis and interpret systems. They accurately capture the energy industry and energy technology issues in light of the transmission projects. They are capable of undertaking an analysis, structuring and prioritizing data of transmission line projects and are able to present this in an adequate written scientific work.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Techno-economic development of networks
Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)
High voltage-direct current-transmission (HVDC)
Networks within the European group
Transmission networks in liberalized electricity markets
Network development plans
Future transmission networks

recommended or required reading

Oeding, D., Oswald, B.R., Elektrische Kraftwerke und Netze, Springer Verlag Berlin 2004

assessment methods and criteria

Paper, Presentation, Exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

not applicable

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dr.-Ing. Holger Mueller,Dr. PD Dipl.-Ing. Johann Auer

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable