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BL30A1102 Laboratory Course in Electrical Power Engineering, 3-8 cr 
Code BL30A1102  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Laboratory Course in Electrical Power Engineering  Abbreviation Laboratory Cour 
Credits3-8 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Juha Haakana 
Tero Kaipia 
Hannu Kärkkäinen 
Jukka Lassila 
Lasse Laurila 
Vesa Ruuskanen 
Ville Tikka 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta
You can start course studies in any time of year as soon as you have tree person group agreed and needed background studies done. You can form a group or you can ask help for that from teachers. In the beginning of autumn information lecture will be kept.
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 1-2 
Period  1-4 
Teaching Language  Finnish and English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Lasse Laurila / electric drives
Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Jukka Lassila / electricity networks


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: 1. plan and execute measurements in laboratory on electric drives, motors, power electronics and/or electric networks, 2. analyse measurement results, 3. analyse databases of electric networks, 4. write good-quality technical reports, 5. participate in electrical measurement activities in laboratory environments.


Laboratory works on electric drives, motors, power electronics and/or networks. Design, measurements, simulations, analysis and reports. Electrical safety.

Teaching Methods 

Introductory lecture, 1 h, 1.period. Laboratory work, computer-aided work, writing of preliminary reports and measurement reports. 1st-4th period on M.Sc. (Tech.) 1, 1st -2nd period on M.Sc. (Tech.) 2. The lecturers responsible for the course give further information about the laboratory assignments and prerequisites of each assignment. Measurements in laboratory 18-64 h, 1st-4th period. Independent study: Measurement analysis and report writing 50-112 h, simulations 10-32 h. The number of credits differs by laboratories: Electricity Market and
Power Systems 8 cr, Electrical Drives Technology 6-8 cr. For students taking Master’s degree programme for adult learners and students in international Master’s programmes taught in English 3 cr.
Total workload 78-208 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, measurements and reports in groups of three persons (personal grades) 100 %.

Course Materials 

Course material in Moodle


BL30A0201 Laboratory Course in Electrical Engineering (Sähkötekniikan työkurssi) or equivalent completed./Edited 8.10.2018/ml

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  No 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 5 

Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Laboratory Course in Electrical Power Engineering  COURSE  Juha Haakana,
Tero Kaipia,
Hannu Kärkkäinen,
Jukka Lassila,
Lasse Laurila,
Vesa Ruuskanen,
Ville Tikka 
02.09.19 -17.04.20 -

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