Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. електричної інженерії

Electric Power Consumers


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 Kozak Kateryna
Academic degree PhD
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the University
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 36
Practical classes: 18
Laboratory classes: 18

Amount of hours for individual work: 48
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 discipline is to form knowledge on the physical foundations, principles of action, circuitry and design solutions, electrical equipment and consumer electric power management The task is to master knowledge of different types of receivers and consumers of electric energy, their choice, calculation of basic parameters, choice of electrical equipment, determination of technical and economic indicators of work, increase of their efficiency, decrease of influence on the quality of electric energy, labor protection during their operation.

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

1. Theme 1. The concept of consumers and receivers of electric energy. Compensation of reactive power. Basic definitions. Terms of use electricity. Classification of electric energy consumers. Compensation of reactive power. Types of compensation.
2. Theme 2. Lifting and transport installations of cyclic action General information, classification, peculiarities of the operation of lifting and transport installations of cyclic action.
Crane installations, their types, main mechanisms, basic electrical equipment. Single excavator excavators, their classification, main mechanisms., Main electrical equipment. Lifts, their purpose, classification. Mode of operation, main electrical equipment. Lift installations, their classification, mode of operation, main electrical equipment.
3. Theme 3. Continuous transport units Classification of continuous installations, peculiarities of their operation.
Conveyor installations, conveyor system classification, types of conveyors. Traction calculation of belt conveyor.
Electrical equipment, power supply and principles of automation of conveyor lines. Escalators, cable cars, multipurpose excavators, general information.
4. Theme 4. Installations for the transfer of liquids and gases. Classification of installations, their purpose. Constructive implementation of installations, their parameters. Characteristics of the settings. Pumping plants, their composition, types. Selection a pump installation. Fans, their types. Choosing a fan. Calorifiers, their purpose, choice of heaters.
Conditioners, their purpose. Cooling of air in underground workings. Compressors, their purpose.
5. Тheme 5. Metalworking machines. Classification of metalworking machines, the choice of the type of drive and the power of engines, electrical equipment and control circuits of certain types of machines and mechanisms
6. Theme 6. Electrothermal installations. Installation of arc heating. Classification. The mode of operation of arc steel furnaces. Components of installations of arc heating. Arc furnaces as consumers of electrical energy. Installation of induction heating. Classification of induction installations. Physical basis of induction heating. Induction duct and crucible furnaces. Electrical equipment of induction installations. Installation of dielectric heating. Classification. The principle of operation of installations. The industry of dielectric installations. Electron-beam installations, principle of operation, design, scope.
Installations plasma heating. The use of plasma heating systems.
Installations of ion heating, principle of operation, use, variety.
Laser installations, principle of operation, basic elements, use
7. Тheme 7. Main indicators of urban energy consumption. Electric consumers of cities. Categories. The unit cost of electricity for electric lighting, plumbing and sewage, electric transport.
8. Тheme 8. Household electricity consumers. Household electrical receivers. Devices for cooking, water heating, electric space heating, food storage, ventilation and the e.c
9. Тheme 9. Citywide consumers of electrical energy. Water supply and canal. The main sources of electricity and electricity are heat and gas turbines.
10. Тема 10. The transportation sector consumes most of its energy by directly burning fossil fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. vehicles use electricity from the electric power grid instead. These vehicles include battery-powered electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars that store power from the grid when they charge their batteries; various types of electric vans, trucks, and buses that do the same; and subway, electric rail, and trolley systems that are continuously connected to the electric power grid.

Practical classes (topics)

Calculation of electrical equipment of crane installation
Calculation of electrical equipment of the conveyor line.
Calculation of electrical equipment of the pump installation
Choice of conductors and switching-protective devices on the factory network
Calculation of electrical equipment of the furnace resistance indirect action

Laboratory classes (topics)

Introductory lesson (safety rules). "Measurement in the electricity system
Study of the basic parameters of the lighting system that can affect on energy consumption
Presentation the results and reports of laboratory work
Investigation of methods for electro-heating of liquids
Presentation the results and reports of laboratory work
Research of three-phase circles at connection of windings of an electric motor by a star and a triangle
Presentation the results and reports of laboratory work
Methods of measuring the reactive power factor of consumers
Presentation the results and reports of laboratory work

Learning materials and resources

1. Winther, T. and S. Bouly de Lesdain (2013), Electricity, uncertainty and the good life: A comparison of French and Norwegian household responses to policy appeals for sustainable energy, Energy and Environment Research 3, 1993, National Electrical Safety Code, Standard C2, American National Standard Institute and Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, New York.
2. Lü, X.; Lu, T.; Kibert, C.J.; Viljanen, M. Modeling and forecasting energy consumption for heterogeneous buildings using a physical-statistical approach. Appl. Energy 2015, 144, 261–275. [CrossRef].
3. Swan, L.G.; Ugursal, V.I. Modeling of end-use energy consumption in the residential sector: A review of modeling techniques. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev. 2009 , 13 , 1819–1835. [CrossRef].
4. Nilsson, A.; Stoll, P.; Brandt, N. Assessing the impact of real-time price visualization on residential electricity consumption, costs, and carbon emissions. Resour. Conserv. Recycl. 2017, 124 , 152–161. [CrossRef].

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Oral control in the form of individual and frontal questioning. 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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