Energy Saving Electrotechnologies

The program promotes the formation of knowledge and skills in such sections of technical sciences as electrical engineering, electrotechnologies, programming, among foreign students, the ability of development of electrotechnological processes and equipment for theirs realization with high level of energy saving. The program introduces students to scientific terminology, the basics of the course «Basic of High Frequency Electrical Engineering and Electromagnetic Technology» and focuses on practical and laboratory classes, providing for the acquisition of knowledge and practical skills in the framework of the modules under study. The program also helps to facilitate the understanding of the courses «Industrial Electro-technological Installations», «Technology of Electromagnetic Treatment of Metals» and «High-frequency Power Electronics».

Admission information

Place of study: ETU "LETI", Department of Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering

Language: English 

Duration: 2 weeks

Summer School: July – August, 2024

Winter School: January – February, 2024

Outcome: ETU "LETI" certificate, 4 ECTS

Requirements: basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, theoretical base of electrical engineering. Basic programming skills in high level languages


Deadlines for Summer Schools: 
1. No visa is required/the applicant is in possession of a Russian visa – June 15, 2024
2. European Union citizens – June 10, 2024
3. A Russian visa is required – May 20, 2024

Deadlines for Winter Schools: 
1. No visa is required/the applicant is in possession of a Russian visa – January, 13 2024
2. European Union citizens – December 14, 2023
3. Russian visa is required – November 18, 2023


Tuition fees:

50 000 RUB

 Winter School

50 000 RUB


Summer School

includes training, excursion program, study materials, migration support. 

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Key points

  1. Interesting and rich program that combines programming, natural and numerical experiments;
  2. The program covers the main directions of modern energy saving electrotechnologies;
  3. Informative lectures;
  4. Competitions after the completion of the modules;
  5. Teachers are the participants of European Projects TEMPUS in the field of high education.


Module 1 - Theoretical Background and Aspects of Electrotechnologies

This module includes:

  • Basic general equations;
  • Basic equations for AC fields;
  • The conductive half-space;
  • Cylindrical current-carrying conductor;
  • Conducting cylinder in an axial magnetic field;
  • Non-conductive cylinder in an axial electric field;
  • Basic thermal phenomena;
  • Modes of heat transfer;
  • Heat diffusion;
  • Initial and boundary conditions for thermal field;
  • Solutions of classical problems for the heat diffusion equation;
  • Continuity equation;
  • Viscosity of fluid;
  • Motion equation for a fluid;
  • Fluid flow in the non-uniform thermal field;
  • Conductive fluid flow in electromagnetic field;
  • Hydrodynamic initial and boundary conditions;
  • Turbulent flow and heat transfer.

Module 2 - Induction Heating Technology

This module includes:

  • Frequency choice, specific power, time and efficiency of through heating process;
  • Longitudinal flux induction heating;
  • Transverse flux induction heating concept;
  • Different transverse flux induction heating concepts for variable strip width;
  • Finite length billet rotating in uniform DC magnetic field;
  • Optimization of the heating process;
  • Idea of induction surface hardening;
  • Matematical modelling of induction surface hardening process;
  • Illustrative examples. Welding processes for tubes;
  • High frequency tube welding. High frequency induction longitudinal seam welding of tubes;
  • Numerical simulation of high frequency induction welding of tubes;
  • Induction heat treatment application;
  • Correlation of physical fields and melt properties in cold crucible induction melting;
  • Simulation of skull formation in cold crucible induction melting.

Module 3 - Modelling of Electrotechnological Processes and Systems

This module includes:

  • Analytical and numerical methods to solve field equations;
  • Static, time dependent, frequency domain, coupled problems, multiphysics;
  • Analitical methods: separation of variables;
  • The finite difference method;
  • FEM, mostly with energy variational method;
  • VIM equivalent circuit method. FDTD for high frequency problems;
  • Typical structure of numerical simulation code;
  • Maxwell’s equations;
  • Potential method;
  • Finite elements method;
  • Heat transfer phenomena;
  • Temperature field;
  • Boundary conditions;
  • Coupling of electromagnetic and temperature fields;
  • Computer simulations of induction heating;
  • Computational modelling of turbulent flows;
  • Mass transfer phenomena;
  • Numerical computation of fluid flows;
  • Numerical modelling of turbulent flow in induction crucible furnace.

Module 4 - Optimization Tools and Their Application to Design Electrotechnological Installations

This module includes:

  • The structure of the process of optimal design;
  • Optimization criteria;
  • The choice of optimized variables;
  • The choice of optimization methods;
  • Algorithms and tools of coupling of numerical models of technological processes with optimal search procedures;
  • Algorithms and methods of optimization search;
  • Deterministic optimization methods;
  • Stochastic optimization methods;
  • Genetic algorithm;
  • Comparative analysis of optimization methods;
  • Examples of application of optimal design tools.

About schools

Winter schools 2020

Opening of winter schools 2020

Summer schools 2019

Opening of the summer schools 2019

Winter schools 2019

Master’s degree program "Efficient Electric Power Industry"

There is a possibility to obtain the Master’s degree by applying for the full-time program “Efficient Electric Power Industry”.

This study programme consists of blocks of theoretical courses dealing with the field of energy, electrical engineering and energy management. At the same time, it comprises a blocks of courses focusing on exploiting theoretical background in practice. The graduates show the knowledge and understanding of the principles and characteristics of device equipment of the power systems and circuits, using of electricity in sources of electric light and heat, and the issue of electromagnetic compatibility.

About the Department

The Department of Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering, founded in 1946. The department has teaching and research laboratory «Electrotechnology», several educational laboratories.

Professors, engineers, graduate students and students of the department conduct researches in various fields, such as induction heating, induction melting, numerical modeling and optimization of electrotechnological processes, electric power industry and energy saving.

Sergei A. Galunin

Program coordinator

PhD, Head of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Andrei Yu. Pechenkov

PhD, Associate Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Igor V. Pozniak

PhD, Associate Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Alexei N. Shatunov

PhD, Associate Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Kirill Yu. Blinov

PhD, Associate Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Maxim N. Kudrysh

PhD, Аssistant Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Vladimir V. Ishin

Senior Lecturer of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Ilia N. Scrigan

Аssistant Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department

Madina Yermkova

Аssistant Professor of the Electrotechnology and Converter Engineering Department




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