## ELEC ENG 3031 - Power Systems

### North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2015

Transmission line parameters; Transmission line: Steady-state operation; Power transformers; Network equations and power flows computation; Symmetrical faults; Symmetrical components and unsymmetrical faults; Power system controls; Transient stability.

• General Course Information
##### Course Details
Course Code ELEC ENG 3031 Power Systems School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Semester 2 Undergraduate North Terrace Campus 3 Up to 5 hours per week Y ELEC ENG 1009 & ELEC ENG 1010 Quizzes and practical assignments
##### 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
After completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Formulate and solve the mathematical models describing steady-state physical behavior of transmission and distribution lines.

2. Understand and describe operational concepts such as: flow of active & reactive power, voltage profile, steady-state stability, power flow limits & line loadability, voltage regulation, Surge Impedance Loading.

3. Analyse line compensation techniques as applied in reactive power – voltage control and active power flow control.

4. Formulate the mathematical models of interconnected electrical power networks.

5. Simulate and analyse steady-state behavior of small-size electrical power networks using Power Flows software tool.

6. Formulate the mathematical models and apply network solution techniques used in analyzing faults in power systems.

7. Simulate and analyse faults in small-size electrical power networks using Fault Analysis software tool.

8. Understand basic concepts and mathematical models of power system control and stability.

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised. 1-8
The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. 5, 7
An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. 5, 7
Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication. 5, 7
A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies. 5, 7
A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life. 5, 7
A commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavour and the ability to take a leadership role in the community. 5, 7
• Learning Resources
##### Required Resources
There are no required textbooks. A set of course notes, practice problems and other supporting materials will be delivered via email as well as available for downloading from the course web site.
##### Recommended Resources
J.D. Glover, M.S. Sarma and T.J. Overbye, “Power System Analysis and Design”, Thomson Learning, 2008

PowerWorld Simulator software available at http://powerworld.com/gloversarmaoverbye
##### Online Learning
Course notes, tutorial problems and solutions, laboratory exercises and practice problems will all be available for downloading from 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.

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 lectures 32 68 Tutorials tutorials 6 12 Practicals Power Flows software tool 6 16 Fault Analysis software tool 5 16 Homeworks 14 Quizzes 3 3 20 TOTALS 52 146
##### Learning Activities Summary
 Activity Week Topic Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 1 Introduction, Transmission Lines: Steady-state operation (two-port equivalents, short lines) Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 2 Transmission Lines: Steady-state operation (medium-length lines, nominal pi-equivalent, voltage regulation) Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 2, 3 Transmission Lines: Steady-state operation (line differential equation, distributed parameter line, equivalent pi-model, lossless lines, surge impedance loading, voltage profile, steady state stability limit) Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 3 Transmission Lines: Steady-state operation (maximum power flow, line loadability) Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 3, 4 Transmission Lines: Steady-state operation (reactive power compensation) & Power Flows Lecture & Tutorial 4, 5 Power Flows Practical Assignment 1 (20%) 5 Power Flows Study using Power World Simulator Quiz 1 (20%) 6 Transmission lines & Power flows Lecture & Tutorial & Homework 8, 9 Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Faults Quiz 2 (20%) 9 Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Faults Practical Assignment 2 (20%) 9 Fault Analysis using Power World Lecture & Tutorial 10, 11 Power System Control and Stability Quiz 3 (20%) 12 Faults & System Stability
• Assessment

The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

##### Assessment Summary
 Assessment activity Weighting Due date Learning outcomes addressed Quizzes 60% Weeks 6, 9, 12 All Practical Assignments 40% Weeks 9, 12 All
##### Assessment Detail
Details of individual assessment tasks will be provided during the semester.
##### Submission
All written submissions of practical assignments are to be submitted to Rastko Zivanovic on the specified dated and during lecture hours and must be accompanied by a signed cover sheet.
Copies of blank cover sheets are available from the School office in Ingkarni Wardli 3.26. No late submissions will be accepted. All assessments will have a two week turn-around time for provision of feedback to students. Full details can be found at the School policies website: http://www1.eleceng.adelaide.edu.au/students/policies/

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

M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
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

Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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