410-2025/01 – Design of Electrical Equipment I (PEZ1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Electrical Power EngineeringCredits6
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Mlčák, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Tomáš Mlčák, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2023/2024Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOZ0309 Bc. Adam Kozmon
MLC37 Ing. Tomáš Mlčák, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 7+7

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The graduate obtains the foundation for the creation of projects in modern projection systems. Graduate can handle efficiently use the available software tools for creating, processing and management of project. Gets the necessary habits designing according to applicable regulations and standards. This course is mainly focused on the software system EPLAN.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The design of electrical equipment requires the acquisition of knowledge from the areas of relevant legislation and technical standardization. The design of electrical equipment includes the elaboration of conceptual designs and calculations, the elaboration of circuit diagrams, the technological and material specifications to comply with applicable laws, government regulations and decrees.

Compulsory literature:

1. Atkinson B., Lovegrove R., Gundry G.: Electrical Installation Designs, Feb 11, 2013 2. http://www.eplan.de/en/start/ 3. http://www.cenelec.eu/

Recommended literature:

1. Cook P.: Electrical Installation Design Guide: Calculations for Electricians and Designers, May 20, 2008

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

tests during the semester, term project


Other requirements

Additional requirements for students are not.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Basic principles and rules in the field of design. Introduction to engineering standards. 2. Structuring principles and reference designations projects - familiarization with IEC 61346-1. 3. Principles of making documents used in electro technology - IEC EN 61082-1 ed. 2. 4. Data structure in EPLAN P8 - storage, parameter files, frames, forms, macros, peripherals. 5. EPLAN P8 environment - familiarity with the user interface, context menus, toolbars, status bar, choice of workspaces, keyboard shortcuts, a description of the navigator. 6. Graphics processing projects - a diagram, inserting graphical elements. 7. Search options appliances and components - database, EPLAN Data Portal. 8. Apparatus - inserting general devices, choice of symbols, setting properties, insert terminals and terminals, terminal strip definition, definition devices. 9. Preparation maker - creating projects macros, create macros blocks, using wildcard objects, inserting macros. 10. Design of programmable logic controllers (PLC) - PLC card creation, processing properties of PLC, PLC addressing, using existing PLC addresses, export PLC addresses. 11. Master Data Management project - the symbol editor, editor forms and frames. 12. Generating Reports and creating output descriptions - establishment of evaluation templates, generating lists of devices and cables, terminal plan generation, plan wiring. 13. Working with vocabulary - the possibilities languages, EPLAN Comparison with other layout tools.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2023/2024 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
        Credit Credit  
        Examination Examination   3
Mandatory attendence participation: Compulsory attendance on exercises 90%.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (B0713A060005) Electrical Power Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2024/2025 (B0713A060005) Electrical Power Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2024/2025 (B0713A060004) Design of Electrical Systems and Technologies PvE K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2024/2025 (B0713A060004) Design of Electrical Systems and Technologies PvE P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (B0713A060005) Electrical Power Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2023/2024 (B0713A060004) Design of Electrical Systems and Technologies PvE P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (B0713A060004) Design of Electrical Systems and Technologies PvE K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2023/2024 Summer