ET8207 - Power System Reliability


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

The course gives an introduction to the main principles and objectives of power system reliability analysis: Basic terms and definitions, applications, overview of methodologies for contingency analysis and reliability analysis, reliability models, input data (from fault statistics), reliability indicators, and state-of-the-art. Further, select-few topics from the following are covered in detail: Contingency analysis and reliability analysis of generation, transmission and distribution systems. Final curriculum will be determined by course start.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After completing the course, the student shall have a thorough understanding of the main principles in power system reliability analysis as well as knowledge of different methods and tools for reliability analysis. Skills After completing the course, the student shall be able to model and analyse electric power systems with respect to reliability of supply.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, self-tuition of selected literature, presentations. The course is usually given every second year. Please contact the course coordinator for more details.

Course materials

Selected chapters from textbooks, memos, selected papers.

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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of electric energy


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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