Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. ESS060 overlap following cours/es: EIE010 och EIE010. Compulsory for: E3. Course coordinator: Associate professor Olof Samuelsson,, Inst f ind elektrotekn o aut. Recommended prerequisits: ESS010 Electronics and ESS020 or ESSF01 Analogue Circuits or equivalent. Assessment: Two laborations, three approved assignments and two written partial exams give the grade three during the course. For higher grades, or if any of the partial exams are not passed, there will be a written exam. Further information: The course is part of a block of courses. For a detailed description of the entire block, see ESSS000 Electronics, Systems and Signals. The course is given in Swedish. Home page:

The course is aiming at giving basic knowledge of the electric energy system and its use in society. It is aiming at identifying and explaining technology and systems for generation, transmission, and use of electric energy and the models thereof from an engineering point of view.

Relation to other courses within the "E-track"

The course connects to the course

The course is very relevant for sustainable development. Electric energy is the msot important form of energy for our prosperity. The course describes generation, transmission and use of electricity and also solutions that minimise energy use and environmental impact

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The use of energy from wood, wind, water, coal, oil, nuclear power and sun in various aspects. Operating principals of various energy consumers like motors, heaters, heating and lighting. Description, modelling and analysis AC and DC machines, transformers and AC and DC power electronic converters. Within the course is confined a part of a case study, described in ESS081 Analysis: Engineering Aspects of an Application.

Alaküla M, Gertmar L, Samuelsson O: Elenergiteknik, KFS AB.