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ENEE474 Power Systems

Course Description: This course is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students who want to learn the basics of electric power systems.  The course consists of the following: a review of general structures of utility power systems and how it is being affected by the deregulation of electric power industry; a review of renewable power sources; a review of ac circuits, phasor technique and phasor diagrams, ac power and power factor; three-phase electric circuits, symmetrical components and fault analysis; transformers; synchronous generators and induction generators; and power flow analysis.

Prerequisite(s): ENEE 322

Corequisite(s): None

Course Objectives:

  • Knowledge of utility power system general structures
  • Understanding the analysis of three-phase circuits, ac power
  • Understanding of symmetrical components and fault analysis
  • Understanding power system components (transformers, generators)
  • Comprehending analysis techniques for power flow

Topics Covered:

  • Review of general structures of utility power systems and how it is being affected by the deregulation of electric power industry
  • Review of renewable power sources
  • Review of ac circuits, phasor technique and phasor diagrams, ac power and power factor
  • Three-phase electric circuits
  • Symmetrical components and fault analysis
  • Transformers
  • Synchronous generators and induction generators
  • Power flow analysis