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Energy Technology ICT

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB9005
Curriculum: IT 2023
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2025-2026)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Menani, Smail
Language of Instruction: English

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student will understand the technology of electrical power systems and the concept of Smart Grid, as well as the principles and communication methods of IT devices used in electrical distribution, protection and control.

Student's Workload

135 h, which contains 50 h of scheduled contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Digital Electronics, Local Area Networks, Follow-up Course in Technical Physics


Overview and Structure of Power System, Power Plants, Substation Automation and Energy Distribution Technologies. Energy Efficiency and Storage technologies, Power System Protection. Communication protocols used in power system. Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) used in the energy systems, Basic principles of the standard IEC61850. The concept of Smart Grid and the new services, which are made possible by smart grids. Possible future innovation in the energy technology system.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material produced by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures. Invited Guest Lecturer from the local energy industry. Assignments and task oriented learning. Laboratory exercises. Maximum 12 students/teacher at a time in the laboratory.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student can creatively combine different methods used in course.
Grade 3: The student can independently utilize the methods discussed on the course.
Grade 1: The student can utilize the methods used in the coursre, when assisted.

Assessment Methods

Assignments, a project work, laboratory exercises and an examination.