Rolling in the grid

General description

“I know everything!!!”- said Wikipedia.

“I’'ll find everyone!!”- added Google.

“I’'m familiar with everyone!!”- noted Facebook.

“You’'re nothing without me!!!”- exclaimed Internet.

“SHUT UP, BASTARDS!!!”- proclaimed Electricity.

Do you know that in Russia in February it is warm not only because hugs and vodka, but also due to Combined Heat and Power plants?

Do you wanna see how coal or natural gas turns into pure energy for your mobile or iPad?

Do you wanna learn about heart, stomach, blood circulatory system and other internal organs of the whole country - namely power plants, transmission and dispatch networks?

Then do not waste your time - apply for BEST course in Ekaterinburg UrFU!!!

And may the Power be with you!


Academic information

Fields of activity:
Applied Sciences , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Physics/Physics Engineering , Power Engineering
Content and topics:
Overview of the whole power system of any country and its components, namely production of energy on different kinds of power plants, its transmission, distribution and power system control. Production, adjusting and main principles of operation of power engineering equipment. Problems the energy industry is facing now, their probable solutions and perspectives. The participants will attend lectures, visit laboratories and utilities, take part into engineering competition and make a report devoted to innovations in power engineering.
Learning goals and objectives:
To know basic principles of organization and operation of power system and its elements. To recognise main advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of power plants. To learn the fundamentals of power engineering equipment: generators, transformers, circuit breakers, etc., their selection criteria and to simulate their operation.
Examination type:
Defence of a project
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letters and answers to questions. Former knowledge on the topic is not obligatory.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student's dormitory
3 meals per day including at least one hot meal
Bus and public transport