ET8207 - Power System Reliability and Security


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Muntlig 100/100

Course content

The course will give an introduction to the main principles and objectives of power system reliability and security analysis: Basic terms and definitions, problems to be addressed, overview of methodologies for contingency analysis and reliability analysis, reliability models including dependencies, input data and main results such as interruptions and societal impact. The following topics are covered: Contingency analysis and reliability analysis of transmission and distribution systems, analysis of time dependencies, analysis of reliability data (input to reliability analysis).

Learning outcome

The course will give a thorough understanding of the main principles in power system reliability and security analysis as well as knowledge of different methods and tools for reliability analysis.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, self-tuition of selected literature, presentations by the participants followed by discussions.
The course is given every second year, next time in the fall term 2011.

Required previous knowledge

TET 4115 Power system analysis

Course materials

Selected chapters from textbooks, compendium, memos, selected papers

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2011

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian


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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of electric energy


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Muntlig 100/100 2011-12-08
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Muntlig 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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