Checking date: 02/09/2020

Course: 2020/2021

High voltage switchgear and power lines
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)

Coordinating teacher: LEDESMA LARREA, PABLO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electrical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Electrical power engineering fundamentals
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
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 used in power systems such as regulations and standards.
Description of contents: programme
1.- Power lines electrical parameters. 2.- Overhead mechanical design. 3.- Electric insulation in overhead lines. 4.- Pylons and Safety distances. 5.- Grounding 6.- Design of power lines 7.- Breakers and measurement transformers 8 Configuration of substations.
Learning activities and methodology
- Master classes. - Resolution of numerical examples - Project of an overhead power line
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
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.
  • 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.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.