Power System Analysis
This course covers the essentials of power system planning and operation. Analytical techniques, modeling and computer simulations are presented for a number of important power system topics that are encounters by power engineers in utilities and large industrial installations.
Electric utility employees who need greater understanding of system
System operators who want greater understanding of the technology.
Public agency and regulatory staff with responsibility for electric power issues.
Engineers without in-depth background in power systems
Power system managers who don't have a power engineering background.
Introduction and Basic Concepts
Switch gear and Protection
Real and Reactive powers
Transmission Line and Cable Parameters
Transmission line and Cable models
Short Transmission Lines
Medium Length Lines
Power and Frequency Control
Power flow control
Reactive Power and Voltage Control
Sources of reactive powers
Reactive power/voltage model
Reactive Power/Voltage control
Real and Reactive Power Flow
Load Flow Equations
Solutions of Load Flow Equations
Causes of Faults in Power Systems
Symmetrical three-phase faults
Concept of stability
Steady State Stability Limits
Power system Kinetic Energies
Equal Area Criterion
Optimum Power Flow