**Teaching**is performed during the

**first two years of study**, while the

**third year**is entirely for the

**work on doctoral thesis**.

**In the first year of study**, student chooses

**three courses from the first year of their chosen domain (Electrical Power Engineering)**.

**In the second year**, student chooses

**three courses from the group of all elective courses**at second year of doctoral academic studies, regardless of the elective domain the course belongs to.

## 1. year

##### Elective Block (3 out of 8)

**The name of the course:**Еlectrical Machines and Energy Efficiency

**Code:**3DEP1I01

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Operating characteristics of electrical machines. Application of electrical machines (pump station, compressor station, fans, heating and cooling systems, transport and logistics systems, renewable energy sources and other). Electrical machines energy efficiency throughout the life cycle. Energy efficient electrical machines. European Union strategy for increasing energy efficiency of electrical machines and drives. Interdisciplinary approach to energy efficiency solutions in industry. Measurement of energy efficiency of electrical machines. Barriers for energy efficiency increasing. Theoretical and methodological approach for energy efficiency increasing. Energy efficiency management: theory and best practice examples.

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**The name of the course:**Еlectrical Drives - Selected Chapters

**Code:**3DEP1I02

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Introduction. Electrical drive as a prime mover of an industrial process. Interfacing with a higher level control. Modelling of electrical drives. Control of electric drives. Power converter-motor-load systems. Multiquadrant operation. Parameter identification and estimation. Measurement of drive and process variables. AC motor drives. Coordinate transformation. Parameter estimation. Voltage and current fed converters. Induction motor drives. Scalar and vector control methods. Realization of modern control technique. Influence of parameters detuning. Sensorless operation. Synchronous motor drives. Control of synchronous machines. Scalar control. Vector control. Large power drives. Sensorless operation. AC machine of special construction and its applications in drives.

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**The name of the course:**Diagnosis and Condition Monitoring of Electrical Machines

**Code:**3DEP1I03

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Electric machine equations in the stationary and general reference frames: voltages, currents, torque and power. Real time signal processing. Motor current signature analysis. Monitoring the stator, rotor, and magnetizing flux linkage space phasor, practical implementation. Monitoring of the rotor speed and angle. The application of conventional techniques: tachometers, encoders, resolvers. Rotor slip and speed estimation. Torque and flux estimation. Stator frequency and rotor speed estimation utilizing the leakage flux. Estimation in inverter-fed electric drives. Estimation of the inertia. Standstill response test. Condition Monitoring. Non-invasive condition monitoring. Application of thermal vision. Eccentricity and broken cage diagnostic methods. Vibration monitoring. Application of machine learning.

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**The name of the course:**Distribution Systems

**Code:**3DEP1I04

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Concepts of European and American distribution networks, as representatives of all types of distribution networks. Unbalanced distribution networks and unbalanced operating conditions. Load flow calculation and calculation of faulty conditions of balanced and unbalanced distribution networks. Voltage regulation in distribution networks. The ways of power flow control and load control in distribution networks. Load flow calculation in steady state condition and short-circuit analysis in the networks with small generations.

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**The name of the course:**Planning and Operation of Power Networks

**Code:**3DEP1I05

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Planning and the operation in the deregulated market. Decision making techniques in restructured power sector using fuzzy logic. Short term and long term maintenance planning of generation units.Short term and long term maintenance planning of networks. Coordination between short term and long term planning. Short term pricing and unit commitment on the market. Risk analysis.

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**The name of the course:**Grounding and Grounding Systems

**Code:**3DEP1I06

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Stationary and quasi-stationary characteristics of grounding systems. Structure of the electromagnetic field and potential in the vicinity of the grounding in linear, isotropic, homogeneous and non-homogeneous soil structure. Calculation of unknown current distribution, leakage currents and integral characteristics of different grounding systems: grounding impedance, touch and step voltages. Derivation of the system of integral equations for the analysis of EM characteristics of grounding systems. Approximate methods for solving systems of integral equations: method of moments, point-matching method, average potential method, equivalent electrodes’ method, the finite element method, the estimation method. Frequency characteristics of grounding systems. Overhead and cable lines as elements of grounding systems.

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**The name of the course:**Optimisation Methods in Power Engineering

**Code:**3DEP1I07

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Significance of the power system optimization methods. Definition of the optimization problem. Linear programming. Simplex and dual simplex. Transport problem. Network Flow programming. Illustrations on power system problems. Nonlinear programming. Gradient methods. Newton's and Quasi-Newton's methods. Quadratic programming. Illustrations on power system problems. Complex optimisation problems. Illustrations on power system problems. Dynamic, Geometric and Multi-objective programming and their application for solving power system problems. Metaheuristic methods and their application on power system optimization. Typical static and dynamic optimization problems: optimal power flow, optimal planning problems, unit commitment problems, voltage-reactive power static and dynamic optimization problems.

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**The name of the course:**Advanced Topics in Electromagnetic Compatibility

**Code:**3DEP1I08

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Practical problems in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing. Modeling the occurrence of electrostatic discharge, compliance with the standards in this field and EMC techniques. Testing the EMC with the power supply network and measures for improving power quality. Electromagnetic interference due to lightning discharges (LEMP) and nuclear explosions (NEMP). Detection of unintentional electromagnetic signals (TEMPEST) and causing intentional disturbances. Application of EMC techniques in the design of devices and systems. Modern equipment of laboratories for testing EMC.

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##### Obligatory

**The name of the course:**Scientific and Research Work 1

**Code:**3DNIR1

**Number of classes per week:**

- Study and research work: 11

**ECTS:** 30

**Course outline:**

Formed individually in accordance with the needs of the scientific or seminar work, its complexity and structure. Lecturer assigns the specific task to a student. Student studies professional and scientific papers dealing with similar topics, makes research in order to find solutions for the assigned task, or to carry out certain experiments in the laboratory. The work also includes computer simulations, statistical analyzes,and participation in writing research papers in the specific scientific field.

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## 3. year

##### Obligatory

**The name of the course:**Scientific and Research Work 3

**Code:**3DNIR2

**Number of classes per week:**

- Study and research work: 11

**ECTS:** 30

**Course outline:**

Formed individually in accordance with the needs of the scientific or seminar work, its complexity and structure. Lecturer assigns the specific task to a student. Student studies professional and scientific papers dealing with similar topics, makes research in order to find solutions for the assigned task, or to carry out certain experiments in the laboratory. The work also includes computer simulations, statistical analyzes,and participation in writing research papers in the specific scientific field.

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**The name of the course:**Doctoral Thesis

**Code:**3DZR

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 0
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 30

## 2. year

##### Elective Block (3 out of 82)

##### Courses from the chosen domain (Electrical Power Engineering)

**The name of the course:**Electrical Machines and Transformes - Selected Chapters

**Code:**3DEP3I01

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Description of a number of specific problems arising during the exploitation of electrical machines and transformers in various industries. Analyses and choice of approach for problem solving. Optimal selection of measuring and test equipment for testing in service conditions. Analysis and choice of optimal mathematical model for a given service conditions. Useful softwares for conducting different analysis. The link between theory and practice. Examples of best practice in the implementation of simple and complex models, depending on the available data and the results of the experiments. Analysis of the obtained results. Observation of electric machines and transformers as a "measuring device" based on its behavior to obtain detailed information of the systems in which these devices operate.

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**The name of the course:**Electrical Machines and Power Converters for Renewable Energy Sources

**Code:**3DEP3I02

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Topologies of grid-side converters. Wind turbines with fixed and variable speed operation - DFIG, back-to-back power converters. Photovoltaic sources. DC/DC voltage converters. Energy storages. Optimization of power flow. Stationary and dynamic modes of operation. Grid synchronization and power flow control. Standalone operation. Coordinated control of converters in micro-grid. Power quality effects on the grid converters operation: voltage dips, surges, short circuits. Micro-grid networks integration.

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**The name of the course:**Digital Control of Electrical Drives and Power Converters

**Code:**3DEP3I03

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Digital signal processors in motor drives. Control circuits for AC and DC drives. Principles, types and classification of pulse width modulation (PWM) techniques. Space vector modulation. Matlab DSP and FPGA Toolbox. Optimization of control methods. Over-voltages and leakage currents. The influence of power disturbances on the power converter and motor operation. Active front-end rectifier and grid converter. Nonsymmetrical supply of power converters. Vector control of drives with induction motors. Digital control of current and speed. Control of permanent magnet motor drives. Estimation of electrical and non-electrical quantities.

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**The name of the course:**Computation of Lightning Overvoltages

**Code:**3DEP3I04

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Modeling of lightning electromagnetic fields. Modified telegraphers' equations that include the influence of the external electromagnetic field. Taylor-Satterwhite-Harrison model. Agrawal-Price-Gurbaxani model. Rachidi model. Modeling losses and impacts of the finite conductivity of the ground. Baum-Liu-Tesche equations. Overvoltages propagation on overhead lines. Overvoltages propagation on underground lines. Electrodynamic correction of the equations of classical transmission line theory. Solving equations in the time domain by the Finite Difference Method. Solving the equations for the propagation of electromagnetic waves on lines in the frequency domain. Computer programs for simulation of lightning overvoltages in power systems.

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**The name of the course:**Power Cable Engineering

**Code:**3DEP3I05

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Finite element method. Equivalent electrode method. Boundary conditions for the electrical field calculation. Calculation of the electrical field in single and three-wire cables, joints and terminations. Boundary conditions for the calculation of thermal field. Calculation of thermal fields in single and three-wire cables, joints and terminations. Calculation of cable ampacity in working conditions. Aging of cables. Cable lifetime estimation. Calculation of ampacity with respect to cable aging.

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**The name of the course:**Power Quality in Distribution Networks

**Code:**3DEP3I06

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Importance of power quality for operation of distribution networks. Basic terms and definitions, importance and relevancy, tolerance limits. Methods of measurement and monitoring of power quality indices - advanced measuring systems. Voltage variations in steady state operating conditions and flicker - definitions, sources and effects. Voltage dips - definitions, characteristics, causes, propagation and effects. Sensitivity of the equipment on voltage dips and estimation of financial losses. Harmonics - definitions, sources and effects. Methods of the analysis of higher harmonics. Propagation of harmonics - calculation of the flows of higher harmonic currents. Methods of the elimination of higher harmonics. Design and calculation of filters. Overview of the international regulation and standards.

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**The name of the course:**Active Distribution Networks and Microgrids

**Code:**3DEP3I07

**Number of classes per week:**

- Lectures: 3
- Exercises: 0

**ECTS:** 10

**Course outline:**

Operating characteristics of electrical machines. Application of electrical machines (pump station, compressor station, fans, heating and cooling systems, transport and logistics systems, renewable energy sources and other). Electrical machines energy efficiency throughout the life cycle. Energy efficient electrical machines. European Union strategy for increasing energy efficiency of electrical machines and drives. Interdisciplinary approach to energy efficiency solutions in industry. Measurement of energy efficiency of electrical machines. Barriers for energy efficiency increasing. Theoretical and methodological approach for energy efficiency increasing. Energy efficiency management: theory and best practice examples.

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##### Groups of courses from all other domains

Electronics offers 11 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Digital Processing of Audio Signal
- Digital Circuits and Systems Design
- Embedded Systems Design
- System-on-Chip Design
- DSP Architectures and Algorithms
- Electronic Circuits Testing
- Reconfigurable Systems Synthesis of Filters
- RF Systems Architectures
- Computer Vision
- Ultrasonic Technique

Metrology and measurement technique offers 4 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Measurement and Acquisition Systems
- Industrial Measurement and Information Systems
- Measurement and Information Technologies
- Medical and Bioelectronic Measurement Technique

Nanotechnologies and microsystems offers 10 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Power Devices and Circuits
- Microsensors
- Reliability of Electronic Devices and Microsystems
- Prognosis of the Material Properties
- Advanced Electronic Ceramic Materials
- Software Engineering in Microelectronics
- Solar Systems, Technologies and Devices
- Technology, Design and Characterization of Microsystems
- Reliability Modeling of MOS Devices
- Influence of Radiation on Microelectronic Devices

Applied mathematics offers 7 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Mathematical Methods of Optimization
- Analysis of Numerical Algorithms
- Spectral graph theory
- Highly Efficient Iterative Methods
- Simulation of Industrial Systems
- Mathematical Models in Industry
- Mathematical Foundations of Statistical Learning and Applications

Applied physics offers 5 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Devices of Vacuum and Gas Electronics
- Medical Physics
- Semiconductor Devices and Technologies
- Sensors and Actuators
- Technological Processes in Gasses and Vacuum

Computing science and informatics offers 12 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms
- Advanced Topics in Fault Tolerant System Design
- Bioinformatics
- Medical Informatics
- Applications of Spectral Techniques for Digital Devices Design
- Advanced Topics in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
- Advanced Topics in Computer Graphics
- Advanced Topic in Intelligent Systems
- Advanced Topics in Specialized Information Systems
- Mathematical Fundament of the Game Theory
- Advanced Topics in E-Learning Technologies
- Web Mining and Information Retrieval

Communications and information technologies offers 17 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Audio Communications
- Antennas and Propagation
- Applications of Neural Networks in Telecommunications
- Satellite Communication Systems
- RF and Microwave Amplifiers
- Electromagnetic Compatibility and Signal Integrity
- Detection of Signals in Noise
- Communication Algorithms and Applications
- 5G and 6G Mobile Communications
- Information Theory and Source Coding
- Statistical Signal Processing
- Digital Communications Over Fading Channel
- Coherent Optical Telecommunication Systems
- Theory and Applications of Software Radio
- Advanced Modeling Techniques for RF Applications
- Free-space Optical Telecommunications
- Advanced Signal and Data Processing

Theoretical electrical engineering offers 3 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Methods for Steady-state Electromagnetic Fields Calculation
- Inverse problems in Electromagnetics
- Bounday Element Method in Electromagnetics

Control systems offers 6 elective courses in the second year of doctoral academic studies:

- Digital Control Techniques
- Optimal Control
- Variable Structure Systems
- Distributed Computer Control
- Predictive Control
- Adaptive Control Systems

##### Obligatory

**The name of the course:**Scientific and Research Work 2

**Code:**3DNIR2

**Number of classes per week:**

- Study and research work: 11

**ECTS:** 30

**Course outline:**

Formed individually in accordance with the needs of the scientific or seminar work, its complexity and structure. Lecturer assigns the specific task to a student. Student studies professional and scientific papers dealing with similar topics, makes research in order to find solutions for the assigned task, or to carry out certain experiments in the laboratory. The work also includes computer simulations, statistical analyzes,and participation in writing research papers in the specific scientific field.

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