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Introduction to Electric Power System

A 3 month course that will introduce you to Electric Power Systems.

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

Learn Key Tools & Technologies MATLAB, MATPOWER

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • This course is designed to cover all the theoretical and practical aspects of a power system network.
  • It covers conventional topics like the power systems representation and components, line parameters calculations, fault and stability analysis, etc.
  • Also, it covers more advanced topics like economic load dispatch, HVDC, power system deregulation, and the electricity market.
  • The course covers a vast spectrum of electrical power system studies.

Course Syllabus

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Week 01 - Power System Overview

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Introduction to the electrical power system network
    • A glimpse of the growth of the Indian power system with facts and figures
    • Involvement of the private sector and job opportunities
    • Overview of power system structure and major components
    • Types of power plants and their techno-economic comparison
    • Transmission and distribution systems - Types, voltage level, configuration, etc
    • Various factors on the load and generation side
    • Power system analysis and various software for its studies

 

Week 02 - Representation of Power System

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Fundamentals of complex power calculation and its phasor representation
    • Calculation methods for the Per Unit (PU) system and the single-line diagram of the power system network
    • Active, reactive, and apparent power (Calculation and phasor diagram in single and three phase systems)
    • Single line diagram
    • Impedance and reactance diagram
    • Per-Unit (PU) system
    • Benefits of SLD and per unit (PU) system

Week 03 - Introduction to power system simulation software

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Demonstration of the power system studies using platforms like MATLAB, Simulink, PSAT, and MATPOWER
    • Tools and functions available with examples and working models
    • Introduction to MATLAB (Various windows, functions, and libraries)
    • Power system modeling using MATLAB script and Simulink
    • Various components and inbuilt models that are available in the Simulink library
    • Use of PSAT and MATPOWER (open-source software) for different power system studies
    • Demonstration of model development and running various simulations

Week 04 - Performance of Transmission Line

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Preliminary transmission line modeling and the performance evaluation
    • Short transmission lines
    • Medium-length transmission lines
    • Long transmission lines
    • ABCD constants
    • Ferranti effect

 

Week 05 - Symmetrical Components

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Symmetrical components and sequence impedance diagrams for power system networks
    • YBUS and ZBUS Matrix
    • Symmetrical components transformation
    • Sequence impedance of power system components
    • Sequence network of a power system

 

Week 06 - Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Fault Analysis

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Balanced and unbalanced fault analysis
    • Bus impedance matrix formulation
    • Calculation of bus voltage and line current during faults
    • Symmetrical faults
    • Effect of pre-fault voltages and load currents
    • Single line to ground fault
    • Line-to-line fault
    • Double line to ground fault

Week 07 - Power System Stability

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Various types of stability in a power system
    • Steady-state and transient stability through MATLAB models
    • Derivation of Swing equation
    • Stability of the system for small disturbances
    • Evaluation of transient stability using equal area criterion
    • Calculation of critical clearing angle and critical clearing time
    • Numerical solution for the swing equation

Week 08 - Power System Protection

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • How the protection system is crucial for the reliable operation of the power system
    • Various types of relays and other protection techniques
    • Working principles and structure of various types of relays
    • Overcurrent relay and their types depending on different types of time-current characteristics
    • Distance relays and their types
    • Structure and operation of circuit breakers
    • MATLAB model for relay operations and characteristic plots

Week 09 - High Voltage DC Transmission

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • HVDC transmission and its various control techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages of HVDC and HVAC models
    • Types of DC links
    • Power flow in the HVDC transmission system
    • Concept of rectifier and inverter circuits
    • MATLAB model for Rectifier and inverter circuits
    • Constant ignition and extinction angle control
    • Parallel operation of DC links with AC network
    • Advantages and disadvantages of HVDC transmission network

Week 10 - Optimal System Operation

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Calculation of optimal generation from different utilities with different generating capacities to meet a given demand economically
    • Mathematical formulation for nonlinear function optimization
    • Use of MATLAB functions in nonlinear optimization problems
    • Economic dispatch problem formulation
    • Generation limits and line losses

Week 11 - Power System Security and Contingency Analysis

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Concepts of power system security and the various factors affecting it
    • Three and five-state models of a power system
    • Detailed algorithm for DC load flow
    • Contingency analysis
    • Generation shift factor
    • Line Outage Distribution Factors (LODFs)
    • Contingency ranking

Week 12 - Power System Deregulation and Electricity Market

  • In this module, the following concepts are covered:
    • Electricity power utilities in various countries
    • Reasons for restructuring
    • New technologies and strategies in different parts of the power system
    • Electricity act and its regulations specific to the Indian power market
    • Operating and monitoring processes
      • Restructuring of electric utilities
      • Reform motivations
      • Cost of electricity, pricing, and market structure
      • Available Transfer Capability (ATC)
      • Calculation of ATC using PTDF and LODF
      • Need of power market in India
      • Electricity Act 2003 and its Market-related sections

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Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Verification of Load Flow Results

Using the given layout of the IEEE standard 57-Bus system, learners have to run the load flow program with the MATPOWER toolbox and PSAT toolbox. At the end, learners must compare and verify the obtained results.

Calculation of Available Transfer Capability for Power System

In this project, learners have to calculate the Available Transfer Capability using Power Transmission Distribution Factors (PTDF) and Line Outage Distribution Factors (LODF) methods for a power system model with 11 zones.

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Introduction to Electric Power System

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