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MTT060 - Electric installations and statutes
Elinstallation med författningskunskap
Syllabus adopted 2021-02-10 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPEPO
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Electrical Engineering

Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 21119
Open for exchange students: No
Block schedule: B+
Maximum participants: 35

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0109 Project 4,5c Grading: UG   4,5c    
0209 Examination 3,0c Grading: UG   3,0c    

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TIELL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - Electrical Engineering, Year 3 (compulsory elective)


Thomas Hammarström


General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

You should have studied the following courses: EEK140/EEK141 or EEK565 or comparable, and ENM050/ENM051/ENM052, and 15 credits of electric power courses at advanced level (MPEPO courses or comparable), and be fluent in the Swedish language.


This course aims at providing theoretical knowledge and skills in applying Swedish law, statutes, ordinances, directions, standards, instructions etc on electric power installations which is required for the electric-power engineer intending to apply at The Swedish National Electrical Safety Board for authorization to work as a professional electrical contractor. Further, the course also aims at providing training in creativity and cooperation in a project team when dealing with problems related to applied electric installations.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- plan a large electrical distribution system
- perform calculations on electrical installations
- elaborate electrical installation circuit drawings
- describe modern principles for electrical installations and equipment used
- apply effective laws and statutes within related to electrical installations and work environment
- work in team and together solve different practical problems related to electrical installations
- reflect over technical choices from ethical perspective and sustainable aspects.
- present obtained project results in a written report where the ethical and sustainable perspectives of the project are included as well as present and defend the results at an oral presentation


 Electrical installations:
- electrical installation equipment, electrical installation calculations (loadability, voltage drop, tripping conditions), electrical installation drawings, regulations for electrical installations
Statutes for electrical installations:
- study of laws and statutes: law of work environment and its applications, laws for electrical installations within the EU, the Swedish National Electricity Safety Boards Regulations regarding design and erection of electrical installations and general advice when applying these regulations
- design of a electrical distributions system for a quater of a city as well as for an industrial plant


Lectures, tutorials, project tasks, study visit


SEK Handbok 444 Elinstallationsreglerna med kommentarer (SS 436 40 00)
SEK Handbok 438 Högspänningshandboken (SS 421 01 01), Högspänningsguiden
SEK Handbok 446 Elanläggningar - säkerhet vid arbete
SEK Handbok 457 Solceller Råd och regler för installationer
Ellag (1997:857)
Utvalda Elsäkerhetsverkets föreskrifter

Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination, grades: U (failed) or G (passed) (80% correct ansvers is reguired to pass the exam). Written and oral presentations of project tasks. Participation in study visit.  + active participation during the whole course.

The course examiner may assess individual students in other ways than what is stated above if there are special reasons for doing so, for example if a student has a decision from Chalmers on educational support due to disability.

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