Checking date: 08/09/2022

Course: 2022/2023

High voltage power lines and substations
Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering (Plan: 443 - Estudio: 222)

Coordinating teacher: CASTRONUOVO , EDGARDO DANIEL

Department assigned to the subject: Electrical Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Electrical power engineering fundamentals
1. Ability to complete a power line project, according to the Spanish regulations. 2. Basic knowledge of the switchgear used in electric substations. 3. Ability to use technical documents related to power systems such as regulations and standards.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Naked conductors. 2. Electric parameters in power lines. 3. Power line models. 4. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in power lines. 5. Thermal limit. 6. Insulators in overhead lines. 7. Corona effect. 8. Sagging. 9. Pylons and electric distances. 10. Earthing. 11. High Voltage DC lines. 12. Live works. 13. Classification of switchgear. 14. Configuration of substations. 15. Substation planes.
Learning activities and methodology
- Master classes. - Resolution of numerical examples in the classroom. - Laboratory lessons.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Bacigalupe Camarero, Fernando. Líneas aéreas de media y baja tensión : cálculo mecánico. Paraninfo.
  • Checa L.M.. Líneas de transporte de energía. Marcombo Boixareu Editores. 1988
  • Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio. Reglamento sobre condiciones técnicas y garantías de seguridad en líneas de alta tensión : Real Decreto 223/2008, de 15 de febrero. BOE. BOE.
  • Moreno Clemente, Julián. Cálculo de líneas eléctricas aéreas de alta tensión. Moreno, J..
  • Pascual Simón, Fernando Garnacho, Jorge Moreno, Alberto González. Cálculo y diseño de líneas eléctricas de alta tensión. Garceta. 2011
  • Tora Galván J.L.. Transporte de la Energía Eléctrica. Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. 1997

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