Module Descriptions

Grid Operation, Analysis, Planning and Communication

Teaching methods Lecture
Learning target

After completing the course the students have acquired a fundamental understanding of those methods and tools, which are needed for the planning of economic, reliable and technically secure operation of networks of electrical power supply.

Duration 1 Semester
Hours per week 4.0
  • Classes:120 h
  • Individual/
    Group work:120 h

  • Workload:240 h
ECTS 4.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

written exam 120 minutes

Responsible person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Grit Köhler

Max. participants 0
Frequency Annually (ss)

Master PDE

Lectures Netzbetrieb, -analyse, -planung, Kommunikation im Netz/Grid Operation, Analysis and Communication
Type Lecture/lab
Nr. M+V3052
Hours per week 4.0
Lecture contents

1. Selection/dimensioning of network structures including communication structures.
2. Methods of network analyses and network planning.
3. Software for load flow and short circuit calculation and for the analysis of power system faults.
4. Selective network protection, criteria for network protection, power system control.
5. Operations in electric power systems.
6. Grid stability and reliability.
7. Operational management of networks.

Lab Work: Experimental network analyses with test rig.



Heuck, Klaus, Dettmann, Klaus-Dieter, Schulz, Detlef: Elektrische Energieversorgung. 8. Auflage, Wiesbaden: Vieweg+Teubner, 2010.
Hiller, Thomas, Bodach, Mirko, Castor, Walter: Praxishandbuch Stromverteilungsnetze. Würzburg: Vogel Buchverlag, 2014.
Ungrad, Helmut, Winkler, Willibald, Wiszniewski, Andrzej: Schutztechnik in Elektroenergiesystemen (Taschenbuch). 2. Auflage, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2013.


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