Course Objectives:

1.      To impart learning of mathematical models of power system components, power system analysis techniques and optimal power flow.

2.      To learn the issues and concept of unit commitment, economic thermal and hydro-thermal scheduling.

3.      To demonstrate the performance and modeling of power system during short circuit studies and the important of contingency analysis in power system security.


Static Model of Power System components: Generator, single circuit & multi-circuit transmission line, regulating & phase shifting transformer, VAr compensators and Loads for balanced and unbalanced conditions.

Formulation of Admittance and Impedance Matrices for balanced and unbalanced conditions, their modifications, Sparcity and Optimal ordering.


Power Flow Analysis: Review of power flow problem, power flow analysis methods, power flow using Newton Raphson method, power flow for unbalanced system.


Optimal Power Flow: Significance of optimal power flow (OPF), formulation of OPF problems, solution using Gradient based methods.


Short Circuit Studies: Review of symmetrical components, sequence impedances and networks for power system components, Fault analysis of balanced and unbalanced faults in small and large system. Estimation of short circuit capacity of breakers.

Power System Security: Introduction to power system contingencies, Factors affecting security, Contingency analysis, Network sensitivity using DC and AC load flow methods, correcting the generation dispatch.


Laboratory Work: Load-Flow Studies for balanced and unbalanced system, Sparsity handling techniques, Fault analysis, Single objective optimal power flow, contingency analysis


Minor Project: Simulation of Load flow studies of IEEE bus systems, simulation of Optimal Power Flow on 14/30 bus system


Course Learning Outcomes (CLO):

On the completion of the course, the student will be able

1.      To develop with the mathematical model of power system components

2.      To carry out power system analysis techniques and optimal power flow.

3.      To handle issues related to unit commitment, economic thermal and hydro-thermal scheduling.

4.      To analyse the behavior of system during short circuit and the important of contingency analysis.

5.      To validate the power system security through simulations.

Recommended Books:

1.      Grainger, J.D., Power System Analysis, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company (2008).

2.      Kusic, C.L., Computer Aided Power System Analysis, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company (2001).

3.      Pai, M. A., Computer Techniques in Power System Analysis, TMH Publishing Company (2003).

4.      Stagg, G. W. and Elabiad, A. H., Computer Methods in Power System Analysis, McGraw-Hill (1983).

5.      Anderson P.M., Analysis of Faulted Power System, IOWA State University Press, New York.

6.      Singh L.P., Advanced power system analysis and dynamics, 3rd Ed., Wiley eastern, New Delhi, (2012)