Checking date: 10/07/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Fundamentals of transient phenomena in power grids
Study: Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering (222)

Coordinating teacher: BURGOS DIAZ, JUAN CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electrical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Calculus I, Calculus II, Linear Algebra It is needed to follow, simultaneously, Electric Power Engineering Fundamentals.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. knowledge and understanding of the mathematical principles underlying their branch of engineering; 2. the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve mathematical problems using established methods; 3. a systematic understanding of the key aspects and concepts of electrical circuits; 4. the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve electrical circuits problems using established methods; 5. the ability to design and conduct appropriate experiments, interpret the data and draw conclusions; 6. workshop and laboratory skills. 7. the ability to combine theory and practice to solve electrical circuits problems;
Description of contents: programme
Solutions for first and second order differential equations. Analysis of steady and transient state in electrical circuits. First and second order electromagnetic transient phenomena in power grids. Resonance. Modelling of electromagnetic transient phenomena using computer tools
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical and practical lessons solving problems. Practical lessons using computers.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Allan Greenwood. Electrical Transients in Power Systems. John Wiley and Sons.
  • Fraile Mora, Jesús. Electromagnetismo y circuitos eléctricos. McGraw-Hill.
  • R.K. Nagle. Fundamentals of Differential Equations. Pearson.
  • Usaola, Julio y Moreno, Mª. Ángeles,. Circuitos eléctricos. Problemas y ejercicios resueltos. Pearson Educación.

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