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EG112V Introduction and Analysis of Sustainable electric Power Systems 6.0 credits

The overall aim of this course is to provide a conceptual understanding of the fundamentals of the electric power system as a component of a sustainable energy system. Please note that the content of the course EG111V Introduction to sustainable electric power systems, 3 credits is identical to EG112V Introduction and analysis of sustainable electric power systems 6 credits, the only difference is that the larger course EG112V also has a laboratory course component. This means e.g. that both courses cannot be included in one and the same degree.

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 single courses students

Target group

Non-programme students

Part of programme

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P1 (6.0 hp)


26 Aug 2024
27 Oct 2024

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

10 - 30

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 single courses students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 single courses students


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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EG112V (Autumn 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course is divided into four parts as follows:

  • Electric power systems as a part of a sustainable energy system.
  • Basic modelling and analysis of the electric power systems: from physics of electricity, basic circuit analysis to modelling of AC systems to power flow assessment.
  • Studies of the performance of the power system with for example analysis of integration of local electricity production and effect of the electricity market.
  • Simulation of electric power system and handling of stability. Simulator tool PowerWorld.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to

  • describe conceptually the technical basic properties and the performance of the electric power system with main function to deliver electricity between production, consumption and storing
  • carry out basic modelling and analysis of electric circuits
  • describe the basics of synchronous generators
  • describe the basics of the three phase transmission system
  • carry out calculations per unit in the electric power system
  • describe the basic impact of different power loads on the electric power system
  • formulate and solve current flow analysis problem
  • describe the basic behaviour of the the electric power system based on simulation tools
  • discuss and give examples of how an electric power system can be developed to contribute to a sustainable society.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge in basic mathematics and statistics, 5 higher education credits.

The upper secondary course English B/6

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Oral exam, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

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Education cycle

First cycle

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