ECTS - Power Transmission and Distribution

Power Transmission and Distribution (ENE403) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Power Transmission and Distribution ENE403 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Ayhan ALBOSTAN
Course Assistants
Course Objectives • To introduce the basic principles of power transmission and distribution • Describe conventional methods of electrical power generation. • Describe different parts of a power supply system. • Identify different parts of electrical power transmission and distribution systems and explain their functions • Suggest methods for power factor improvement • To design a transmission and distribution electric power system
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify the basic elements of the electric power system – generation, transmission, local distribution, and consumer load – and describe the role played by each element
  • List common conventional and nonconventional methods for producing electrical power and describe basic characteristics of each method
  • Explain about different parts of a typical power system
  • Explain the use of high voltages in transmission of electrical power
  • Categorize power lines by voltage and explain their applications
  • Explain functions of different parts of an overhead power line
  • Explain about different types of electrical power distribution systems and their characteristics
  • Explain about the significance of power factor and suggest methods for its improvement
Course Content Basics of electric power system theory, electric power transmission, electric power transmission model, distribution systems and planning, lightining protection, grounding and safety, distributed generation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Introduction Chapter 1
3 Transmission Line Parameters Chapter 2
4 Transmission Line Parameters Chapter 3
5 Transmission Line Parameters Chapter 3
6 Transmission Line Parameters Chapter 3
7 Modelling and Performance of Transmission Lines Chapter 4
8 Modelling and Performance of Transmission Lines Chapter 5
9 Modelling and Performance of Transmission Lines Chapter 6
10 Modelling and Performance of Transmission Lines Chapter 6
11 Midterm Exam
12 Insulators and Cables Chapter 7
13 Insulators and Cables Chapter 7
14 Mechanical Design of Lines and Grounding Chapter 8
15 Mechanical Design of Lines and Grounding Chapter 9
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. C.L.Wadhwa, ‘Electrical Power Systems’, New Age International Pvt., Ltd., 2007
2. D.P.Kothari , I.J. Nagarath, ‘Power System Engineering’,Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company limited, New Delhi, 2007.
3. Transmission and distribution electrical engineering : By Colin Bayliss , second edition , Butterworth- Heinemann Ltd. ISBN: 0-7506-4059-6
Other Sources 4. B.R.Gupta, ‘Power System Analysis and Design’, S.Chand, New Delhi, 2003.
5. S.N. Singh, ‘Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution’, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2002.
6. Luces M.Fualkenberry ,Walter Coffer, ‘Electrical Power Distribution and Transmission’, Pearson Education, 1996.
7. Hadi Saadat, ‘Power System Analysis,’ Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company’, 2003.
8. J.Brian, Hardy and Colin R.Bayliss ‘Transmission and Distribution in Electrical Engineering’

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 45
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. X
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively. X
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. X
9 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. X
10 Knowledge of contemporary issues. X
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 3 2 6
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 126