Course syllabus

Elteknik i järnvägssystemet
Electric Power Systems in Railways

VTVF46, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2021-04-15

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYI2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to provide fundamental knowledge of electric power in railways, on system and component levels. It is also intended to give an insight into the problems of overhead contact line installation in the projection of simpler contact line installation

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Approved written exam. Approved project report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Assumed prior knowledge: FAFA40 Physics
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EIE631, VTVF45

Reading list

Contact and other information

Examinator: Andreas Persson,
Course coordinator: Markus Gustavsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given at Trafikverksskolan in Ängelholm.