Electric Power Equipment Maintenance

Learning Outcomes

  1. differentiate based terms as: deteriorating, damage, fatigue of material, defect etc.
  2. list and explain defect couses in electric power system
  3. list and define maintenance strategies
  4. recognize features of equipment quality
  5. plan and manage equipement maintenance
  6. create maintenance line diagrams
  7. analyze maintenance costs
  8. use the optimization tool GAMS
  9. write maintenance report

Forms of Teaching



Independent assignments

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Basic task of maintenance, Causes of failures
  2. Equipment quality features, Equipement wear
  3. Equipment quality features
  4. Equipment quality features
  5. Maintenance scheduling and methodology
  6. Maintenance scheduling and methodology
  7. Diagnostics of generator, transformer, circuit breakers, recloser, surge arresters and other equipments
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Diagnostic DC methods
  10. Diagnostic AC methods
  11. Substation maintenace
  12. Grid maintenance
  13. Generator maintenance
  14. Data collection and monitoring using Web
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Elective Course (1. semester) (3. semester)


(.), P. Gill, Electrical Power Equipment Maintenance and Testing, CRC Press - Taylor&Francis Group, LLC, Boca Raton, USA, 2009,
(.), M. Shahidehpour, Maintenance Scheduling in Restructured Power Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA. 2000,
(.), K. Harker, Power System Commissioning and Maintenance Practice, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, UK, 1998,
(.), Training material in Maintenance Management, The TRAIN IN MAIN Project, Leonardo da Vinci Programme, 2015,

For students


ID 222560
  Winter semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
15 Exercises