40220723 (Power System Analysis)

Course Name: Power System Analysis

Course Number: 40220723

Program: Undergraduate program

Type: Required

Credits: 3

Term Offered: Spring

Prerequisite(s): Principles of Electric Circuits, Electrical Machine

Instructor(s): Sun Hongbin, Jiang Qirong


Sun Hongbin, Jiang Qirong, Zhou Rongguang, Chen Gang, Power System Analysis Part I,teaching materials,(in Chinese)

Jiang Qirong, Sun Hongbin, Zhou Rongguang, Ming Yong, Power System Analysis Part II,teaching materials,(in Chinese)


P. Kunder, Power system stability and control, McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1994.

W. D. Stevenson,Elements of Power Systems Analysis,McGraw-Hill,Inc. 1982.

O. I. Elgerd,Electric Energy Systems Theory:An Introduction,McGraw-Hill, Inc.1971

Hadi Saadat. Power System Analysis, McGraw-Hill,1999, USA.

Course Description:

The course is about the basic concept, mathematical model, analysis method of power systems. It covers power flow calculation, fault calculation, stability analysis, control and protection for power systems

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

     Numbers in brackets are linked to department educational outcomes.

1. an ability to apply knowledge of nonlinear and differential equations, electrical engineering[1]

2. an ability to design and conduct simulation experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data[2]

3. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve real-life electrical power system problems[5]

4. broad education in power system to understand the impact of electrical power engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context[8]

5. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning[9]

6. a knowledge of sustainable energy and environment issue[10]

7. an ability to use computer for electrical power engineering practice.[11]


Experiment(s): Offered by another course “Experiments for Power System” (40220341)


Study on complex power based on simulation software provided by instructor

Study on sparse technique: Writing MATLAB program to illustration of sparse matrix on reduction of computing memory and burden.

Power flow calculation programming. Writing MATLAB program to calculate power flow based on Newton-Raphson method and fast decoupled load flow.

Computer simulation on voltage control for power system. Using power flow program to so simulation on voltage control in power system.

Computer simulation on short-circuit at synchronized generator terminal. Writing MATLAB program to calculate short-circuit at synchronized generator terminal.

Computer simulation on transient stability and its control for Single generator and infinite system. Writing MATLAB program to simulate transient stability and its control for Single generator and infinite system.


Course Topics:

1 Introduction

1.1 Electric energy and system

1.2 Power plant—electric energy production

1.2 Electric Power network—electric energy transmission and distribution

1.3 Complex power for alternating current electrcal circuit

1.4 Power load—electric energy consumption

2 Power system steady state model

2.1 Equivalent circuit and parameters of Transmission line

2.2 Equivalent circuit and parameters of power transformer

2.3 Power load model

2.4 Equivalent circuit of power system

2.5 Per Unit in power system

3 Power flow calculation

3.1 Power flow calculation for simple power system

3.2 Network matrix and power flow equation

3.3 Iteration method for nonlinear algebraic equation

3.4 Newton-Raphson method for power flow calculation

3.5 Fast decoupled power flow method

4 power system steady state operation and contro

4.1 Reactive power and voltage control

4.2 Active power and frequency control

4.3 Economical dispatch

5 Synchronized generator transient state model

5.1 Ideal electrical machine and its transient state model

5.2 Analysis of three phase fault uccured at generator terminal

6 Fault calculation for power system

6.1 Symmetrical fault calculation

6.2 Principle of analysis for unsymmetrical fault calculation

6.3 Unsymmetrical fault calculation for simple power system

6.4 Unsymmetrical fault calculation for complex power system

7 Power system stability and protection

7.1 Basic concept of stability

7.2 Power system steady stability

7.3 Power system transient stability

7.4 Power system protective relay


Course Assessment:

       Homework and project measures, 40 points.

       Final exam score, 60 points.