High-Voltage Techniques (EE452) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
High-Voltage Techniques EE452 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 210 or AEE 202
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, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Efe Özbek
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To teach the fundamental electrical insulation problems
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the general character of insulating materials
  • Describe the discharge phenomenon in gas, liquid and solid insulators and vacuum
  • Describe the sources overvoltage and counter measures
Course Content Mechanisms of electrical breakdown in gases, in solid and liquid dielectrics and practical aspects, vacuum insulation, standard impulse voltages, discharge time, breakdown due to pollution.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Characteristic of Gaseous Insulation Review lecture notes.
2 Basic Processes of Ionisation in a Gas Review lecture notes.
3 Discharge in a Uniform Field Review lecture notes.
4 Discharge in a Non-Uniform Field Review lecture notes.
5 Standard Impulse Voltages Review lecture notes.
6 Discharge Time Review lecture notes.
7 Vacuum Insulation Review lecture notes.
8 Breakdown in liquids Review lecture notes.
9 Breakdown due to pollution Review lecture notes.
10 Breakdown in solids Review lecture notes.
11 Circuit breakers Review lecture notes.
12 Overvoltages and their sources Review lecture notes.
13 Methods and apparatus for overvoltage protection Review lecture notes.
14 Practical usage of insulating materials Review lecture notes.
15 Final Examination Review course material
16 Final Examination Review course material


Other Sources 1. C.L. Wadhwa, “High Voltage Engineering”, New Age International Publishers, 2nd edition, 2007, ISBN: 978-81-224-2323-5
2. M.S. Naidu, V. Kamaraju, “High Voltage Engineering”, Mc-Graw Hill, 2nd edition, 1996, ISBN: 0-07-462286-2.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 0 0
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
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 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 6 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 122