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EN2911 Individual Project in Electric Power and Energy systems I 7.5 credits

The objective of the course is to develop the student’s ability to carry out and present research within electric power and energy systems.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EN2911 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

As the aim of the course is to develop the students ability to carry out research, it is natural that most of the learning in the course will be depending on self-studies, such as reading textbooks, technical reports, master and doctoral theses and scientific papers, and of course the students’ own research efforts. In addition to this, students will get supervision from an experience researcher in the field, who will teach the students concerning good research practice as well as provide guidance on how to solve different research problems.

Intended learning outcomes

To pass the course, the students should show that they are able to

• describe, explain and demonstrate relevant methods and computation models for a scientific problem within a selected topic,

• choose an appropriate solution method for the selected topic,

• shortly present and discuss (oral and in writing) theory and case studies within the selected topic.

Course disposition

Before course start the student should have agreed with the examiner on a suitable topic.  The student will then work indipendently with this topic under supervision of an experienced researcher.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

AK2030 Theory and Methodology of Science. Moreover, other mandatory or electional courses can be required depending on the topic of the project.

The examiner should have approved that the student has sufficient prerequisites to carry out an individual research project.

Recommended prerequisites

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The student will search for course literature with support of the supervisor.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project work, 7.5 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.

This course is examined based on your project work. In order to pass the course, you will need to summarise your project work as instructed by your supervisor. In general you will have to prepare at least a written report and an oral presentation on your work.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved project work.

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 web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web EN2911

Offered by

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Mehrdad Ghandhari (

Supplementary information

Students can only read this course after agreement with an examiner from the Dept. of Electric Power and Energy Systems.