ECE Course Outline

ECE4320

Power System Analysis & Control (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
ECE 3070/3300
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Introduces basic concepts in electric power generation, distribution,system control and economic operation.
Textbook(s)
Bergen & Vittal, Power System Analysis (2nd edition), Prentice Hall, 2000. ISBN 0136919901, ISBN 9780136919902 (required)

Topical Outline
Background
  Historical perspective
  Power system structure
  Economic factors

Fundamentals
  Steady state AC circuit analysis
  Three phase systems
  Symmetrical components

Power System Element Modeling
  Transmission lines
    Electromagnetic analysis
    Line parameters
    Equivalent circuits
  Power transformers
    Three phase transformer
    Regulating transformers
    Per unit system
    Equivalent circuits
  Synchronous machine control models

Power flow analysis
  Formulation
  Solution methods
  Computer analysis of power flow

Power Flow Applications
  Power transfer capability
  Transmission losses
  Voltage stability

Steady State Controls
  Generator controls
  Capacitor/reactor switching
  Transformer controls

Economic Operation of Power Systems
  Economic characteristics
  Economic dispatch
  Operation in a deregulated environment

Power System Control
  Load-frequency control
  Voltage control
  Integration of economic operation