80220211 (Simulation in Electrical Engineering)

Course Name: Simulation in Electrical Engineering

Course Number: 80220211

Program: Graduate program

Type: Elective

Credits: 1

Term Offered: Fall

Prerequisite(s): Power System Analysis, Numerical Analysis

Instructor(s): Song Qiang


Power System Electromagnetic Simulation, The Institute of Engineering and Technology, 2007.

Power System Stability and Control, McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Course Description:

     The course is to introduce the methods and advances of digital simulation in electrical engineering, (especial in electrical power system), including the electromagnetic simulation, electromechanical simulation and real-time digital simulation etc.

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

1.Students could master techniques and tools of digital simulation for various transient problems in power system. [5, 11]

2.Students could get familiar with the process of scientific research and paper writing. [5, 6, 7, 10, 11]

3.Students could grasp the ideas and methods of electromagnetic simulation, electromechanical simulation and real-time digital simulation. [1, 3]

4.Students could design and conduct simulation schemes for problems in Electrical Engineering and could acquire proper analysis using the simulation results. [2, 5, 7, 11]

Course Topics:

1.Brief Introduction to Digital Simulation in Electrical Engineering.

2.Introduction to the Main Simulation Tools. 

3.Algorithm of Electromagnetic Transients Simulation. 

4.Application of EMTP.

5.Electromechanical Transients Simulation Methods.

6.Digital Simulation Methods for Power Electronics.

7.Hybrid Simulation of Electromagnetic transients and Electromechanical Transients.

8.Parallel Computation and Real-Time Digital Simulation.


A Review of the Existed Digital Simulation Tools of Power System

Modeling and Simulation of Transmission Lines and Transformer

      Understand the EMTP modeling method and grasp the simulation tools.

Simulation of a Single-Machine-Infinite-Bus System

Utilize modeling and simulation methods to engineering problems in students’ research


Course Assessment:

Two experiments/projects. 20 points for each.

       Final term report evaluation by the instructor. 40 points.

       Final term presentation evaluation by the instructor and other students. 20 points.