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Electrical Engineering

Power Systems Operation and Control  ( Web Course)

IIT Bombay

Faculty Coordinators

Prof. A. M. Kulkarni

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
Email :
Telephone : (91-22) 2576 7416 (Office)
                  (91-22) 2576 8416 (Residence)



Detailed Syllabus

1) Introduction (Characteristics of Modern Power Systems) 3-4 lectures

Physical Structure
Operation and Control Functions and Hierarchies
Design and Operating Criteria

2) Equipment and Stability Constraints (12-15 lectures)

Capabilities and Constraints of Generators/Exciters/Turbines/
Network Elements (Lines, Transformers etc.)
Constraints of Energy Supply Systems
Load Characteristics
Introduction to Angle/Voltage Instability phenomena
Stability Constraints

3) Frequency and Voltage Control (15 lectures)

Primary Control of Frequency : Governors
Secondary Control of Frequency : AGC
Voltage control : Automatic Voltage Regulators (generators),
Shunt Compensation, SVC

4) Introduction to Power Flow Control : HVDC, FACTS

Load Curves
Unit Commitment
Introduction to the use of Optimization Methods

5) Load Dispatch Centre Functions

Contingency Analysis
Preventive, Emergency and Restorative Control
(3-4 lectures)

6) Additional Topics relating to new developments (3-4 lectures)


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