Energy Cable Systems

Energy Cable Systems

Term: Winter

Language: English (German if requested by the auditorium)

According to our university rules the lectures will be taught digitally. The dates of the lectures can be found below. We are sending login-data to each registered studentt via TUCaN. In case you didn't receive any message on Friday, 30th of October please contact me via E-Mail.


Dear students,

the first lecture will take place on Friday, 6th of November, digitally via zoom. Each student will receive login-data via TUCaN on friday, october 30th .

If there are any questions feel free to contact me. Further questions can also be discussed in the first lecture.

Best regards



Exam Winter term 2020/21:

Date: Wednesday April, 7th 2021 9:00-11:00 am

Room: S306/051


  • Introduction: application, history, transmission, system behaviour
  • Cable design: materials, requirements, design criteriae
  • Cable manufacturing: conductors, extrusion, shield, sheath, reinforcement
  • Quality requirements and testing: routine-, type and long term test, ISO 9001, standards, aging, endurance
  • Cable accessories: joints, terminations, materials, field grading systems, conductor connections
  • Cable systems: ampacity rating, mechanical requirements, induced voltage, short circuit requirements, transient stresses, installation techniques
  • Design and operation: route planning, laying, commissioning, monitoring, maintenance
  • Future trends: high-temperature superconductivity, submarine cables, DC cables, forced cooling, GIL

Dates of the lecture in WS 2020/2021

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