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Power Systems in Industry and Power Plants

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ISTS2201
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: ST 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2020-2021)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkinen, Seppo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001ST2018-3, ST2018-3A, ST2018-3B, ST2018-3C, ST2018-3D2021-01-04 – 2021-05-02Jarkko Vuorinen, Marko IskalaFinnish2020-08-17 – 2021-01-10

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

Learning Outcomes

The student obtains a general idea of power systems in industry and power plants and understands their similarity. The student knows the special characteristics of a power network and can rate the main components of the network and understands the economic significance of the selection. The student understands the documents related to a industrial electrification project. The student is introduced to various models of wind power station.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course 107 h.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Common core themes in Utilisation of Electrical Energy and Power Distribution.


General structure of industrial and power plant networks. Economic consideration of component selection. Limitation of short circuit calculation and short circuit current in the power network. Earthing methods and equipment. Generator magnatisation systems and generator protection. Generation, impact and reduction of overcurrent surges. Rating of absorbing circuits. Rating of a drive for a typical industrial drive, such as pump or fan. Determining the system specifications and study of typical documents. Technology used in wind power stations based on various generator and converter applications. Short circuit calculation and over current impact are studied using typical calculation and simulation tools for industrial networks.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Teollisuuden ja voimalaitosten sähköjärjestelmät, Kari Jokinen; Assignment material.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, an extensive assignment

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the knowledge/methods/calculations learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the knowledge/methods/calculations learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the knowledge/methods/calculations learnt during the study unit independently and combine the knowledge with previously learnt in various contexts.

Assessment Methods

Exam, assignment assessed.