Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. електричної інженерії

Electrical Apparatus


1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 14. Електрична інженерія 141. Електроенергетика, електротехніка та електромеханіка (бакалавр) 4 7

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Koval Vadim Petrovich
Academic degree Cand. Sc.
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the department
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 16
Practical classes: 0
Laboratory classes: 32

Amount of hours for individual work: 72
ECTS credits: 4
Teaching language english
Form of final examination credit
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

The main goal of the study of the discipline: to master the basic provisions of the theory of electric apparatus in relation to the apparatus of high and low voltage, the features of the work of apparatus in normal and emergency modes, purpose, the principle of operation, structure, modes of operation of the apparatus and their individual parts, performance and the method of their determination, the method of calculation, the selection, and verification of electric apparatus and current-carrying parts.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

Prerequisites. List of disciplines, or knowledge and skills, possession of which students needed (training requirements) for successful discipline assimilation

Theoretical Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
Electrical and Structural Material

List of disciplines based on learning results from this discipline

Assembly, Operation and Maintenance of Electricity Consumption Systems
Fundamentals of Relay Protection and Automation of Energy Systems

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Theme 1. History of relay.
Theme 2. Basic Components of an Electromagnetic Relay
Theme 3. Magnetic Systems of Relays.
Theme 4. Contact Systems.
Theme 5. Reed Switches and Reed Relays.
Theme 6. Time Relays.
Theme 7.Protective current and voltage relays.

Laboratory classes (topics)

Investigation of electromagnetic relays.
Investigation of contactors.
Protective current and voltage relays.
Research fuses and circuit breakers.
Electromagnetic Time Relays.

Learning materials and resources

1. Engineers Relay Handbook. Fifth Edition. National Association of Relay Manufacturers. Milwaukee, Wisconcin, 1996.
2. Protective Relays. Application Guide. GEC ALSTHOM T & D, 1995.
3. Chunyhin, A. A. Electric Apparatus. Moscow: Energoatomizdat, 1988.
4. Bul, B. K. et al. Electromechanical Apparatus of Automatics. Moscow: Wishaya Shchola, 1988.
5. Chernobrovov, N. V. Relaying Protection. Moscow: Energya, 1974.
6. Berckovich, M. A., Molchanov, V. V., and Simeonov, V. A. Basic Technology of Relaying Protection. Moscow: Energoatomizdat, 1984.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Control in the form of individual and face-to-face interviews. Written control in the form of independent written works. Current testing in the Atutor system

Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
(100 points)
(4 points)
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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