Power system analysis 410

Module code EKK 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This second module on power systems covers power flow (bus admittance matrix, bus impedance matrix, Gauss-Seidel and Newton Raphson methods), fault analysis (balanced fault analysis, symmetrical components, unbalanced fault analysis), power system protection (definite time, inverse-definite-minimum-time (IDMT), introduction to over-current and earth fault protection), sizing of protection devices, power system control (frequency control and voltage control), economical operation of power systems (optimal incremental cost of generation and penalty factor) and renewable energy (solar power, current and voltage curves, and maximum power point tracking (MPPT)).

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites EKK 320 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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