RE7M1 Analysis and Simulation of Electrical Systems 

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Module:
Programme: 
Energy 
ECTS: 
6 
Type: 
Master 
Module name: 
Analysis and Simulation of Electrical Systems 
Scope and form:
This module deals with the analysis of modern power systems. The range of analysis tasks encountered by an electrical power engineer is set in context with regard to the effective design, optimization and operation of the power system. The spectrum of system actions and responses is used to structure the range of knowledge and associated analysis techniques studied. The module emphasizes the need to select the appropriate analysis tool and to deepen the skill and knowhow associated with these tools. This module introduces the appropriate models and analytical methods in relation to power systems and subsequent modules build on this material. 
Duration (weeks; Hours/week): 
15 weeks, 4h/week +90 hours of selfstudy time 
Type of assessment: 
Distributed evaluation with final exam. Work groups of 23 students.A group report of the study of the power flow and fault analysis using the Power Word or the PSCC/S of a test system. 
Qualified Prerequisites: 
Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Programming, Electricity and Circuits Theory, Basics in Power Systems. 
General module objectives:
The aim of this module is to instill confidence and understanding the basics of those concepts of power systems analysis that are likely to be encountered in electric power system engineering practice. The module spans a wide range of topics.

Topics and short description:
The power system: production, transmission and distribution
Per unitquanties. Load Flow in Power Networks
DC model Network equations and power flow equations; GaussSeidel method of solution and application to load
flow; NewtonRaphson method of solution; Fastdecoupled load flow analysis; Control of power flow; Applications ofload flow analysis Power Transfer, Control of power and frequency Fault Levels, Symmetrical components analysis
Symmetrical fault analysis using the Z bus matrix. Unsymmetrical fault analysis using symmetrical components associated Z matrices and sequence networks. 
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge 
Skills 
Competences 
The fundamentals of electric circuit analysis as related to power systems 
Able to comprehend the fundamentals of electric circuit analysis as related to power systems 
Students must comprehend the fundamentals of electric circuit analysis as related to power systems 
The various types of transmission system configurations, equipment and loads 
Able to analyses the various types of transmission system configurations, equipment and loads 
Discuss the various types of transmission system configurations, equipment and loads 
Fundamental methods used in the steady state analysis of AC circuits as applied to power systems including: linear circuit elements, complex numbers, matrices, network solution methods, threephase power systems, the per unit system, symmetrical components and fault currents 
Able to comprehend the fundamental methods used in the steady state analysis of AC circuits as applied to power systems including: linear circuit elements, complex numbers, matrices, network solution methods, threephase power systems, the per unit system, symmetrical components and fault currents 
Comprehend the fundamental methods used in the steady state analysis of AC circuits as applied to power systems including: linear circuit elements, complex numbers, matrices, network solution methods, threephase power systems, the per unit system, symmetrical components and fault currents 
Power flow behavior and demonstrate steady state power flow analysis methods, starting with the steady state powerangle relationship on transmission lines and continuing with methods of solution of load flow problems in large networks, including applications of multiwinding single and threephase transformers and phaseangle regulators 
Able to comprehend power flow behavior and demonstrate steady state power flow analysis methods, starting with the steady state powerangle relationship on transmission lines and continuing with methods of solution of load flow problems in large networks, including applications of multiwinding single and threephase transformers and phaseangle regulators 
Comprehend power flow behavior and demonstrate steady state power flow analysis methods, starting with the steady state powerangle relationship on transmission lines and continuing with methods of solution of load flow problems in large networks, including applications of multiwinding single and threephase transformers and phaseangle regulators 


















Recommended literature:
Hadi Saadat; Power System Analysis, Boston : WCB McGrawHill, cop. 1999, ISBN: 0071167587
Turan Gõnen, Modern power system analysis, New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1988,ISBN 0471628026
John J. Grainger and William D. Stevenson,Jr, ”Power System Analysis”, McGrawHill International Editions, ISBN 0071133380
L.L. Grigsby, Power Systems. CRC Press, 2012
A.R. Bergen, V. Vittal, Power Systems Analysis. Prentice Hall, 2000.

