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370.045 Protection technology in electrical grids
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

… understand fundamentals of electrical protection and measuring principles,

… know application fields of electrical protection in energy transmission, distribution and generation,

… understand protection concepts and schemes,

… apply methods of earth faut protection,

… know characteristics of instrument transformers,

... analyze faults and disturbances from the protection engineering point of view,

… give an overview about the actual development in the electrical protection field.

Subject of course

Fundamentals of electrical protection, faults and disturbances in electrical systems and equipment, measuring principles in electrical protection (overcurrent, differential protection, distance protection,…), measuring transformers, application fields of electrical protection (generator protection, transformer protection, busbar protection, line protection), earth fault protection, fault records, data protocols, actual developments (traveling waves, IEC61850,…), focus on practical application, discussions

Teaching methods

Lecture with practical examples and discussion with the participants

Mode of examination


Additional information

Aufgrund des Infektionsgeschehens kann es notwendig sein, das Format der Veranstaltung kurzfristig anzupassen.



Course dates

Tue13:00 - 17:0026.04.2022EI 6 Eckert HS Lecture
Tue13:00 - 17:0003.05.2022EI 6 Eckert HS Lecture
Thu14:00 - 18:0005.05.2022Labor Übungsraum E370 Lecture
Tue14:00 - 18:0010.05.2022EI 6 Eckert HS Lecture
Thu14:00 - 18:0012.05.2022 VO im Umspannwerk Wien Südost (Anmeldung erforderlich bis Mi 11.05.2022 18:00 per e-mail an Hr. Achleitner)Lecture
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities


Course registration

Not necessary


The student must have at least all of the course(s) completed listed below:



Lecture notes are available in the download area.

Previous knowledge

Das Verständnis der Inhalte der LVA 370.002 "Energieversorgung" wird vorausgesetzt, das der LVA 370.028 "Energieübertragung und Hochspannungstechnik" empfohlen.

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses