EI2490 Seminar Course in Electrotechnical Design and High Voltage Equipment 1.5 credits

Seminariekurs i elektroteknisk konstruktion och högspänningsteknik

This seminar course provides a series of seminars with focus on multiphysical aspects around the design and operation of electric power equipments that handles high power and/or high voltage. Focus is on describing multiphysical design aspects and development trends in the area of electrotechnical design and high voltage engineering.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

This seminar course gives lectures from a broad range of high voltage and high power electrotechnical applications.

Each seminar will describe the key design aspects and recent development trends for a particular power components such as circuit breakers, transformes, cables, measuring equipment etc.

The main theme of the seminars is an overview of the multiphysical aspects that must be met for each particluar equipment of component. Such aspects could be related to electrical, thermal, mechanical, magnetical dimensioning of the equipment. Seminars are given by lecturers from both the research area and the industry.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completing the seminar course the student should be able to

Describe the areas of knowledge that is necessary understand for designing high voltage and high power electrical equipment

Show a good knowledge about the state of the art of research and industrial development trends in the area of high voltage and high power equipment

Formulate multiphysical equations in a general form that needs to be solved in designs for high voltage and high power equipment

Course Disposition

12 seminars are given during the year.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *


Recommended prerequisites

EJ1200 Electric Power Systems


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Föreläsningspresentationer och forskningsartiklar som distribueras i samband med varje seminarium.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • ANN1 - Assignments, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar Series, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

Participation in 8 out of 12 seminars are require.

One approved assignment.

Other requirements for final grade *

Participation in 8 out of 12 seminars are require.

One approved assignment.

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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Hans Edin

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

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Offered by

EECS/Electrical Engineering

Main field of study *

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.