ECE Course Syllabus
ECE6320 Course Syllabus
Power Systems Control and Operation (3-0-3)
- Technical Interest
- Electrical Energy
- ECE 4320
- Catalog Description
- Introduction to methods used in the real time operation and control of power systems as well as to the hardware and software technology of energy management systems (EMS).
- Meliopoulos, Power System Modeling, Analysis, and Control, Kinkos. (required)
SPIs are a subset of the abilities a student will be able to demonstrate upon successfully completing the course.
Outcome 1 (Students will demonstrate expertise in a subfield of study chosen from the fields of electrical engineering or computer engineering): 1. Understand the control and optimization concepts for electric energy systems and the hardware and software infrastructure for monitoring, controlling, optimizing and operating an electric energy system. 2. Understand models and analytics for operating the system as an open market of electricity. Outcome 2 (Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and formulate advanced problems and apply knowledge of mathematics and science to solve those problems): 1. Design a state estimation algorithm for obtaining the real time operating conditions of an electric power system 2. Design an optimization algorithm for operating an electric power system at optimal cost or at optimal voltage profile. Outcome 3 (Students will demonstrate the ability to utilize current knowledge, technology, or techniques within their chosen subfield): 1. Utilize optimization and control concepts to formulate the inclusion of inverter interfaced generating resources for optimal voltage control.
- Topical Outline
The Power System Control Problem Control functions Operational constraints System operating states Vertically integrated operation Independent system operation Analysis Techniques The Power flow problem Solution techniques Large scale systems Sparsity techniques Security assessment Contingency analysis Power system equivalents Review of Energy Management Systems Real time modeling subsystem Energy/economy functions and control Security monitoring and control subsystem Real Time Modeling The SCADA system Communications Computers Network configuration State estimation Error detection On-Line power flow Energy/Economy Functions and Control, Part I Description of control loops Review of control theory Automatic generation control Frequency control Interchange control Economic dispatch Pollution dispatch Optimal power flow Ancillary services under deregulation Energy/Economy Functions and Control, Part II Operations planning Electric load forecast Reactive power control Supply management options and impact Scheduling and control of energy storage Unit commitment Transmission loss evaluation and accounting System Security Monitoring and Control Real time modeling Security monitoring Security controls Simultaneous transfer capability analysis Impact of deregulation
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