Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. електричної інженерії

Power Plants


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) 3 6

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: 32
Practical classes: 0
Laboratory classes: 32

Amount of hours for individual work: 56
ECTS credits: 4
Teaching language english
Form of final examination
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 purpose of the academic discipline study: the study of the full spectrum of currently available power generation options, from traditional fossil fuels. Technology solutions such as combined heat and power and distributed generation are also explored

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

List of disciplines based on learning results from this discipline

Fundamentals of Relay Protection and Automation of Energy Systems
Artificial Intelligence in Electrical Engineering
Electrical systems and networks

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Theme 1. An Introduction to Electricity Generation
Theme 2. Coal-fired Power Plants .
Theme 3. Natural Gas–fired Gas Turbines and Combined
Theme 4. Combined Heat and Power.
Theme 5. Fuel Cells.
Theme 6. Hydropower.
Theme 7. Nuclear Power.
Theme 8. Power System Energy Storage Technologies.

Laboratory classes (topics)

Introductory lesson (safety rules). «Measurement in the electricity system.»
Measurement of active and reactive power
Power factor in electrical
Measurement of the amount of electricity consumed
Study of buildings and working of three-phase power transformers in electrical supply systems
Studying electrical loads schedule

Learning materials and resources

1. Power Generation Technologies. 2nd Edition.
2. Energy Technology Perspectives; International Energy Agency: Paris, France, 2008.
3. Lovegrove, K.; Luzzi, A.; Soldiani, I.; Kreetz, H. Developing ammonia based thermochemical energy storage for dish power plants. Solar Energ. 2004, 76, 331–337.
4. Solar Millennium The Parabolic Trough Power Plants Andasol 1 to 3; Solar Millennium AG: Erlangen, Germany, 2009.
5. Montes, M.J.; Abánades, A.; Martínez-Val, J.M. Performance of a direct steam generation solar thermal power plant for electricity production as a function of the solar multiple. Solar Energ. 2008, 83, 679–689.
6. Schott AG Memorandum on Solar Thermal Power Plant Technology; Schott AG: Mainz, Germany, 2005.
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