Seminar in Electrical Power Engineering

Higher education teachers: Čepin Marko
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64286

Subject description


  • Enrolment into the program.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Identification of problems in the area of ​​electric power systems.
  • The collection of data about problems and possible solutions in the literature: library collections, databases on Internet, and at the relevant business entities.
  • The selection of methods to solve problems.
  • Determination of the necessary steps to solve the problems.
  • Verifying the possible solutions with the use of acquired knowledge, computer codes and other tools.
  • Preparation and oral presentation of a written report on the work done.

Objectives and competences:

The objective of the seminar is to enable students to participate in research and development, and to teach them how to connect the acquired skills in the field of electric power industry with solving of the real problems. The student will get the experience for writing the thesis.

Intended learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding

The student will be able to identify problem from practice, to check the use of engineering knowledge and relevant literature and to find a solution.


Acquired knowledge and experience will be used for writing of thesis, and later in solving the problems that will face in their professional life.


Students will evaluate the acquired skills during the study and will assess their usefulness for solving problems. They will learn how to use the theoretical knowledge when finding the solutions of practical problems.

Transferable skills

Students will be able to identify the problem and find the solution. Student will be able to prepare a written report documenting the problem.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • seminar work
  • laboratory work
  • project oriented work.

Study materials

  1. Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier Inc, 2004
  2. Adrian Wallwork, English for Writing Research Papers, Springer, 2011
  3. ČEPIN, Marko. Assessment of power system reliability. London: Springer, 2011.

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electrical Power Engineering