Undergraduate Courses


Structure and Operation of Power Systems (E03Y)

Course outline: History of power systems. Basic concepts: single phase alternative-current circuits, power, multi-phase systems, three-phase systems, symmetrical and asymmetrical loads. Power system structure. Generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. The Hellenic electric power system. Power plants. Power transmission lines: physical construction and mechanical characteristics. Power system loads: properties, equivalent circuits, power factor compensation. Introduction to the load flow problem. Introduction to power systems fault-analysis: types of faults, basic concepts.

Electrical Installations (E13Y-N)

Course outline: Electric current effect on human being and protection methods towards electrocution. Overcurrent protection in low voltage installations (protection devices, their performance characteristics, selective protection). Protection of distribution transformers. Motor protection. Maximum allowed currents for normal operation, overloading and short circuit conditions in cables and overhead lines. Technical characteristics for the electric feeding and protection of the consumers distribution transformers and in their internal electric installations. Extra low frequency electric and magnetic fields and their influence on human being according to international standards.

Power Systems I (E23Y)

Course outline: Electric current effect on human being and protection methods towards electrocution. Overcurrent protection in low voltage installations (protection devices, their performance characteristics, selective protection). Protection of distribution transformers. Motor protection. Maximum allowed currents for normal operation, overloading and short circuit conditions in cables and overhead lines. Technical characteristics for the electric feeding and protection of the consumers distribution transformers and in their internal electric installations. Extra low frequency electric and magnetic fields and their influence on human being according to international standards.