80220232 (Principle and technology of new type of protection)

Course Name: Principle and technology of new type of protection

Course Number: 80220232

Program: Graduate program

Type: Elective

Credits: 2

Term Offered: Fall

Prerequisite(s): Digital Signal Processing, Microcomputer Principle, Power System Protective Relaying, Power System Analysis

Instructor(s): Xinzhou Dong


Xinzhou Dong, The New Technologies of Protective relaying (lecture).


Yaozhong Ge, Novel Principles and Technologies of Protective Relaying and Fault Locations, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, 1995.(in Chinese)

Weijian Wang, Principles and Applications of Main Electric Equipment Protections, China Electric Power Press, 2002. (in Chinese)

Yizhuang Huang, Technology of Substation Automation. China Electric Power Press, 2000. (in Chinese)

Course Description:

The course is about the introductions of the latest developments in the protective relaying, which object is enlarging the scene of the graduate students in the areas of protections, and teaching the practical applications technologies to provide the basic skills of the research and operate the relays for students.


Course Objectives and Outcomes:

Numbers in brackets are linked to department educational outcomes.

1.Students could master techniques of wavelet transform, and the latest protection technology, e.g. travelling wave based protection, fiber optical protection, non-communication protection. [1, 3]

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

3. Students could learn the intuitive ideas for the transient fault analysis and travelling wave signals applications. [1, 3, 10]

4.Students could grasp the ideas of penalizing, annealing, self-adaptive, repairing, tradeoff when designing an algorithm. [1, 3]

Course Topics:

1. Brief Introduction to hardware configuration and algorithm of microprocessor based protection relaying.

2. Brief Introduction to the technologies of digital signal processing and microprocessor.

3. The basis of wavelet transform algorithm.

4. Electromagnetic transient analysis based on wavelet transform in power system.

5. The principles, algorithms and applications of transient protection.

6. Fault location principles and algorithms based on travelling waves.

7. The classifications, principles, algorithms and applications of travelling waves protections.

8. The principles, algorithms and applications of power frequency non-communication protections.

9. The basic configuration and ideas of microwave protection and fiber optical protection.

10.Distributed substation automation technology.

11.Distribution automation technology and the basis of Feeder Terminal Unit (FTU).

Course Assessment:

  Homework measures, 20 points.

  Final exam score, 80 points.