### EE 570: Advanced Topics - Power System Analysis

Instructor: Kevin Wedeward, office: Workman 221, phone: 835-5708, e-mail: wedeward@ee.nmt.edu, web-page: www.ee.nmt.edu/~wedeward/

Class Time/Place: M 12:00pm-01:30pm and W 01:00pm-01:50pm in Workman 117

Office Hours: MWF 09:00am-10:00am, F 11:00am-12:00pm

Textbook: Power Systems Analysis and Design, Fourth Edition, by J. Duncan Glover, Mulukutla S. Sarma and Thomas J. Overbye, Thomson/Cengage Learning, ISBN-10: 0534548849, ISBN-13: 9780534548841

Prerequisites: Senior or graduate student status, and consent of instructor.

Description: EE 570 (Power System Analysis) is intended for advanced engineering students interested in learning the structure of the electric power industry, principles of power system behavior, and methods for computer-based modeling, simulation and analysis.

Topics: Chapters 1-8, 10, 11 of textbook.

• Homework: 30%
• Homework will generally be assigned weekly.
• Collaboration with other students is encouraged; however, the work turned in must be your own.
• Presentations and Projects: 60%
• Participation: 10%

• Read Chapters 1 and 2 (01/28/2008)

Homework:

• Homework 1 due W 02/06: Problems 2.5, 2.8, 2.11, 2.27; Using your electric bill find the price of your electricity and average continuous power use per person.
• Homework 2 due W 02/27: Problems 2.43, 2.47, 2.48, 2.52; investigate 2-phase, 4-phase, 5-phase, ... systems in terms of phase currents summing to zero and instantaneous phase-powers summing to a constant
• Homework 3 due W 03/05: Problems 4.5 (Finch), 4.18 (Cardinal), 4.19, 4.23, 4.25 (Cardinal)
• Homework 4 due W 03/19: Problems 4.39, 4.43, 4.44
• Homework 5 due W 03/26: Problems 5.13 (via exponentials and matlab), 5.14, 5.16, 5.23, 5.24
• Homework 6 due W 04/09: Problems 5.40 (do both theoretical and practical limit), 5.41, 5.42
• Homework 7 due W 04/23: Problems 3.23, 3.41
• Homework 8 due W 04/30: Problems 6.19, 6.22

Presentations/Projects:

• Project/Presentation 1 (powerplant summary and aspects of electric power industry/structure) on M 02/11
• Project 2 due M 03/31: Matlab Transmission-Line Model Calculator that takes conductor, bundle and phase information and calculates an equivalent pi-model. Test on problems 4.18, 4.25, 4.43, 5.24 and class example.
• Project 3 due W 04/16: Add capability to previous transmission line calculator to compute pi-equivalent transmission line model in per unit, and thermal and stability limits. Also build functionality to change impedances from one base to another.
• Project 4 due W 04/23: Admittance matrix builder - read transmission line and transformer data to build Ybus. Test on class example and 9-bus.
• Final Project due W 05/14: Load-flow program and system design.