COURSE UNIT TITLE

: POWER SYSTEM DISTRIBUTION AND PROTECTION

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EED 4016 POWER SYSTEM DISTRIBUTION AND PROTECTION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6

Offered By

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ENGIN KARATEPE

Offered to

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Course Objective

The aim of this course is to understand operation and designing principles of electric power distribution systems and protection of distribution networks.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Ability to understand basic components and operation principles of electric distribution networks.
2   Ability to understand voltage drop and power loss calculations in distribution systems.
3   Ability to understand network faults and short circuit current calculations.
4   Ability to understand protection of electric distribution systems.
5   Ability to understand application of capacitor to distribution systems.
6   Ability to understand harmonic effects in distribution systems.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

EED 3012 - ENERGY CONVERSION II

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Introduction and basic principles of distribution system planning and automation.
2 Load models and characteristics.
3 Transformers in distribution systems.
4 Primary and secondary distribution systems.
5 Voltage drop and power loss calculations.
6 Midterm Exam I
7 Symmetrical short circuit calculations, analysis and circuit breaker selection.
8 Symmetrical components and sequence networks.
9 Unsymmetrical faults calculations.
10 System protection components, current and voltage transformers.
11 Midterm Exam II
12 Overcurrent relays, directional relays, impedance relays, differential relays.
13 Application of capacitor to distribution systems.
14 Harmonic effects in electric distribution systems.

Recomended or Required Reading

Textbook(s):
1- Electric Power Distribution Engineering, Turan Gonen, CRC Press, 2008.
2- Power System Analysis & Design, Fifth Edition, J. Duncan Glover, M.S. Sarma, Thomas J. Overbye, Cengage Learning, 2012.

Supplementary Book(s):
1- Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, William H. Kersting, CRC pres, 2002.
2- Electric Distribution Systems, Abdelhay A. Sallam, O.P. Malik, IEEE and John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
3- Protection of Electricity Distribution Networks, Juan M. Gers, Edward J. Holmes, IEE Power and Energy Series, 2004.
4- Related journal papers.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecture, Homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE1 MIDTERM EXAM 1
2 MTE2 MIDTERM EXAM 2
3 FIN FINAL EXAM
4 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE1 * 0.25 + MTE2 * 0.25 + FIN * 0.50
5 RST RESIT
6 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE 1 * 0.25 + MTE 2 * 0.25 + RST * 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

1. Exam, Homework
2. Exam, Homework
3. Exam, Homework
4. Exam, Homework
5. Exam, Homework
6. Exam, Homework

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

engin.karatepe@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

1 hour/week

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 2 28
Preparation for midterm exam 2 10 20
Preparation for final exam 1 12 12
Preparing assignments 14 3 42
Final 1 2 2
Midterm 2 2 4
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 150

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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