ECE Course Outline
Electric Power Quality (3-0-3)
- ECE 3070/3300
- Catalog Description
- Transients and harmonics in power systems, analysis methods and mitigation practices. Causes of power quality problems and relationship to equipment susceptibility.
- No Textbook Specified.
- Topical Outline
Power Quality Concepts * Transients, Voltage Sags, Voltage swells * Power Electronic Based End Use Devices * Waveform Distortion, Harmonics * Power concepts under waveform distortion * Equipment Susceptibility * Power Quality Problems Classification Modeling for Power Quality Analysis * Lumped Parameter Circuits Distributed Parameter Circuits Transmission lines, transformers, generators Distorting loads * Grounding Analysis Methods * Fourier Transforms * Laplace Transforms * Numerical Methods * Special Transforms (Wavelets, Hartley) Voltage Sags and Swells * Fault Induced Sags and Swells * Transferred Voltages * Impact of grounding * Mitigation techniques (filters, active compensators, voltage restorers, etc.) Harmonics * Generation mechanisms * Effects of harmonics (resonance, derating, vibrations, etc.) * Mitigation methods, Filters, UPS * Standards Electrical Transients * Switching Transients (Energization, Cap Switching, In-Rush, Motor Starting, etc.) * Lightning Induced Transients (Lightning Characteristics, Surges, Shielding) * Overvoltage Protection (Technology, Surge Protection Devices, Coordination) Distributed Generation and Power Quality * Distributed Generation Technologies (Wind, Fuel Cells, Microturbines, etc.) * Integration and MicroGrids * Protection and Control of Microgrids
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