Power Sys­tems

Over­view

Compentency:
Fundamentals of power electronics switches and their applications and analyzing the operation of traditional and distributed power systems and study power different generation technologies


Module type: elective module


Semester: winter


Site: Cairo (GUC)


Language: English


Workload: 90 hours course attendance; 135 hours self-study


Credits points: 9


Recommended qualifications: none

Courses

Learning Outcome

After the successful participation in the course Power Electronics the students are able to

  • Knowledge and Understanding:
    • name types of power converters
    • list different topologies of each power electronic converter
    • discuss the operation of different power electronic converters
  • Professional and Practical skills:
    • practice their knowledge with power electronics for advanced applications (practical applications) like electric drives and renewable energy
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • analyze different circuit configurations used in different converters
    • solve problems related to DC-DC choppers, AC-AC choppers, and AC-DC converters
    • operate different power electronic circuits
    • propose suitable power converters for different applications

Content

  • Solid-state switches
  • Controlled and uncontrolled single phase rectifiers
  • Controlled single phase full wave rectifiers
  • Three phase uncontrolled half wave & full wave rectifiers
  • Single phase AC voltage controllers
  • DC-to-DC converters

Details

  • Lecturer: Frank Gunzer
  • Teaching method: lecture, exercise
  • SWS: 2
  • Credit points: 4
  • Examination: midterm 20%; assignment 15%; final exam 45%; quiz 15%; report 5%

Learning Outcome

After the successful participation in the course Distributed Power Systems the students are able to

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of power system analysis under steady state and faulty conditions
  • represent the multi-port power system using impedance and admittance matrices
  • recognize and calculate the different types of power system faults
  • formulate and solve the load flow problem using approximate and numerical techniques
  • assess the different generation technologies and be able to select the size and the location of the distributed generators to support the system steady state performance

Content

  1. Power system Representation:
    • Power system components
    • Modelling of system components
    • The per-unit system
  2. Power flow analysis:
    • System performance measures; system losses and voltage profile
    • Formulation of the Load flow equations
    • Approximate solution of Load flow equations
    • Numerical solution of Load flow equations
  3. Distributed generation systems:
    • Terminology of distributed generation systems
    • Different distributed generation technologies
    • Benefits of distributed generation systems
    • Analysis of distributed generation systems

Details

  • Lecturer: Mostafa Soliman
  • Teaching method: lecture, exercise
  • SWS: 4
  • Credit points: 5
  • Examination: midterm assignments (1/3); final exam (2/3)