Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Electrical Power Distribution EEM 454 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ERTAN YANIKOĞLU
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ERTAN YANIKOĞLU,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Instruct students about structure, calculation and coordination of actual network types on electrical energy distribution
Course Content Structure of electrical networks and coordination, cross section calculation criteria of conductors, calculation of voltage drops in low and medium voltage distribution systems. Types of fault and calculation of short circuit currents. Reactive power compensation, Conductors used in electrical energy distribution, Underground cables, Types of fault and calculation of short circuit currents.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Ability to calculate cross sections of conductors, voltage drop and short circuits in electrical distribution systems Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Comprehend structure and operation of various instruments used in electrical distribution systems Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Electrical network configurations
2 Construction and arrangement of electrical systems
3 Cross section calculation criteria of conductors
4 Calculation of voltage drops in low voltage distribution systems
5 Calculation of voltage drops in medium voltage distribution systems
6 Calculation of voltage drops in radial electrical systems
7 Calculation of voltage drops for equally distributed loads
8 Calculation of voltage drops in electrical networks containing complex loads
9 Calculation of voltage drops in electrical networks with bilateral feeds
10 Calculation of voltage drops in electrical networks containing nodal points
11 Reactive power compensation
12 Conductors used in electrical energy distribution
13 Underground cables
14 Types of faults and short circuit calculations
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems. X
2 Ability to identify formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. X
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues, according to the nature of the design.)
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modem techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself. X
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice.
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practice on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ara Sınav 60
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 14 14
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 16 16
Total Workload 136
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.44
dersAKTSKredisi 5