ELEC ENG 7068 - Power System Monitoring & Protection

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2016

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Hardware & Signal Processing Algorithms: Transducers & signal conditioning; Sampling, quantization and A/D conversion; Hardware fundamentals (digital relays, digital fault recorders); Signal modelling and estimation; Segmentation of non-stationary signals; Measurement algorithms. Primary Plant Modelling: Transmission lines and cables; Transformers, reactors and capacitors; Synchronous generators; Induction motors; Loads; Parameter identification algorithms. Digital Protection Functions and Applications: Transmission line protection algorithms; Distance protection application; Transformer protection algorithms. Analysis of Faults and Events using Digital Records: Faults and voltage dips; Fault location; Resonant conditions (sub-synchronous: shunt reactors, series capacitors, resonant-grounded networks, Ferro-resonance); Transformer saturation (energising, fault application and fault clearing). Protection Performance Analysis using Digital Records: Distance protection performance; Circuit-breaker performance. System Wide Monitoring and Protection: Substation data integration and information extraction; System-wide data integration and information extraction; Topology tracking and state estimation; Wide-area disturbance monitoring; Wide-area protection systems (out-of-step, load shedding).

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ELEC ENG 7068
    Course Power System Monitoring & Protection
    Coordinating Unit School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Term Semester 2
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 4 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Assumed Knowledge ELEC ENG 3021, ELEC ENG 3027 or equivalent
    Course Description Hardware & Signal Processing Algorithms: Transducers & signal conditioning; Sampling, quantization and A/D conversion; Hardware fundamentals (digital relays, digital fault recorders); Signal modelling and estimation; Segmentation of non-stationary signals; Measurement algorithms.
    Primary Plant Modelling: Transmission lines and cables; Transformers, reactors and capacitors; Synchronous generators; Induction motors; Loads; Parameter identification algorithms.
    Digital Protection Functions and Applications: Transmission line protection algorithms; Distance protection application; Transformer protection algorithms.
    Analysis of Faults and Events using Digital Records: Faults and voltage dips; Fault location; Resonant conditions (sub-synchronous: shunt reactors, series capacitors, resonant-grounded networks, Ferro-resonance); Transformer saturation (energising, fault application and fault clearing).
    Protection Performance Analysis using Digital Records: Distance protection performance; Circuit-breaker performance.
    System Wide Monitoring and Protection: Substation data integration and information extraction; System-wide data integration and information extraction; Topology tracking and state estimation; Wide-area disturbance monitoring; Wide-area protection systems (out-of-step, load shedding).
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Rastko Zivanovic

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes

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    University Graduate Attributes

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  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    A comprehensive course notes will be provided via MyUni, which will include a number of references.
    Recommended Resources
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    Online Learning
    Course notes, tutorial problems and solutions, exercises and practice problems will all be available for downloading from the MyUni.
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes
    This course relies on lectures as the primary delivery mechanism for the material. Tutorials supplement the lectures by providing exercises and example problems to enhance the understanding obtained through lectures. Practicals are used to provide hands-on experience for students to reinforce the theoretical concepts encountered in lectures. Continuous assessment activities provide the formative assessment opportunities for students to gauge their progress and understanding.
    Workload

    The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.

    The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.

    Activity Contact
    hours
    Workload
    hours
    Lecture 32 68
    Tutorials 6 12
    Assignments 11 32
    Homeworks 14
    Quizzes 3 20
    TOTALS 52 146
    Learning Activities Summary
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Introduction to Power System Protection
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Measurement Algorithms (Fundamentals of Digital Systems for PSMP)
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Fault Calculation and System Modelling
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Current Transformers (CT) and Voltage Transformers (VT)
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Protection Principles and Settings (transmission lines & machines)
    Lecture & Tutorial & Homework   -    Advanced Topics

    Assignment 1  -  Measurement Algorithms
    Assignment 2  -  Advanced Topics
    Quiz 1           -  Measurement Algorithms, Fault Calculation and System Modelling
    Quiz 2           -  Current Transformers (CT), Voltage Transformers (VT), Protection Principles and Settings (transmission lines & machines)
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    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary
    Quizzes and assignments:

    2 Quizzes:           60%
    2 Assignments:    40%
    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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