Course detail

Transient Phenomena

FEKT-MPRJAcad. year: 2019/2020

Methods of mathematical modelling of transient calculation. Electro-magnetic transients. Determination of characteristic values of short-circuit currents in asymmetrical failures. The ground connection in indirectly grounding systems.Electro-mechanic transients. Static and dynamic stability of synchronous machine transfer simple.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will acquire the basic information about transient phenomena in power system.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Trojánek Z., Hájek J., Kvasnica P.: Přechodné jevy v elektrizačních soustavách. Praha: SNTL/ALFA, 1987.
Hodinka M.: Přechodné jevy v elektrizační soustavě. 3. vyd. Brno: VUT, 1990.
Reiss L., Malý K., Pavlíček Z., Bízik J.: Teoretická elektroenergetika II. Bratislava: ALFA/SNTL, 1979.
Kvasnica P., Gabaj L.: Prechodné javy v elektrizačných sústavách - Príklady zo skratov. 2. vyd. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 1994. ISBN 80-227-0655-8.
Reiss,L., Malý,K., Pavlíček,Z., Bizík,J.:Teoretická elektroenergetika II,SNTL/ALFA, 1978.
Machowski J.,Bialek J.W.,Bumby J.R., Power system dynamics: stability and control,Wiley, 2008 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Techning methods include lectures and computer laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write a two projects.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Coursework: max. 40 points.
Final Examination: max.60 points.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


To make the students familiar with transient effects in power system.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

27 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer