Course detail

Electrical Power Production and Distribution

FEKT-BPC-VDEAcad. year: 2023/2024

Basic principles of electrical power generation. Principles and technology of common types of electrical power plants. Transmission and distribution networks. Issues of electrical power distribution.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Subject knowledge on secondary school level and pre-intermediate knowledge of English are required.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Student will work on individual project (30 p.) during semester and two control tests (2 x 10 p.) Individual project submission is mandatory. Min. 25 p. has to be achieved during semester.

Final exam is in written form (50 p.)

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


To acquaint the students with basic issues of electrical power generation and distribution.
The students get the basic facts about electrical power generation and distribution.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

SAADAT, H. Power system analysis. McGraw-Hill, 1999. ISBN-13 978-0075616344. (EN)
BLAŽEK, V., SKALA, P. Electrical Power Distribution. 2006. (EN)
MATOUŠEK, A. Výroba elektrické energie. Brno: Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Fakulta elektrotechniky a informatiky, Ústav elektroenergetiky, 2007. ISBN 978-80-214-3317-5. (CS)
TOMAN, P. Provoz distribučních soustav. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-01-04935-8. (CS)
TLUSTÝ, J. Návrh a rozvoj elektroenergetických sítí. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-01-04939-6. (CS)
DOLEŽAL, J. Jaderné a klasické elektrárny. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-01-04936-5. (CS)
MASTNÝ, P. Obnovitelné zdroje elektrické energie. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-01-04937-2. (CS)
TLUSTÝ, J. Monitorování, řízení a chránění elektrizačních soustav. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 2011. ISBN 978-80-01-04940-2. (CS)
IBLER, Z. Technický průvodce energetika. Praha: BEN - technická literatura, 2003. ISBN 80-7300-026-1. (CS)
MERTLOVÁ, J. et al. Electric power engineering and ecology 1+2. Praha, BEN - Technická literatura, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7300-420-0. (EN)
SÖRENSEN, B., Renewable Energy. Fourth edition. Elsevier Ltd., 2011. ISBN: 978-0-12-375025-9. (EN)
KALTSCHMITT, M et al. Renewable energy systems. Volume 1. New York: Springer, 2013, xxvi, 664 ss. ISBN 978-1-4614-5819-7. (CS)
BLAIR, T. H. Energy Production Systems Engineering. 1. Somerset: Wiley, 2016. ISBN 1119238005 (CS)
LAMARSH, J.R., BARATTA J. A. Introduction to nuclear engineering. Third edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2014, ii, 739 s.. ISBN 978-1-292-02581-0. (CS)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-APE Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer