Master’s studies

Syllabus for Power Engineering



  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TE655
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Technology G2F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5
  • Established: 2009-03-16
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2013-11-12
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 48, 2013
  • Entry requirements: 60 credits in science and engineering including a basic course in Electric circuit theory.
  • Responsible department: Department of Engineering Sciences

Learning outcomes

To give an introduction to electric power engineering.


The electric power system, three phase currents, symmetric components, AC transmission. Equivalent circuits for transformers, rotating machines (motors and generators) cables and transmission lines. Power devices: Transformers, rotating machines, switchgear, transmission lines and cables and ancillary equipment. Ethical aspects of generation and use of electricity. Visit at a substation and at a transformer production site.


Lectures and classes.


Written examination.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 48, 2013

  • Schavemaker, Pieter; Van der Sluis, Lou Electrical power system essentials

    Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, cop. 2008

    Find in the library


  • Nordling, Carl; Österman, Jonny Physics handbook for science and engineering

    8., [rev.] ed.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2006

    Find in the library


  • Elektriska nät och elkraftteknik

    Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper,