Credits: 3


Prerequisite: ENEE322; and completion of all lower-division technical courses in the EE curriculum.
Interconnected power systems, transmission lines, load flow studies, unit commitment and economic dispatch. Three phase networks, machine models. Symmetrical components, fault analysis and unbalanced operation. Power system transients, stability and numerical methods in power system analysis.

Semesters Offered

Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024

Learning 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