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EECE 112E POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION and SWITCHGEAR (3) EVERY SPRING TERM (ELECTIVE) Catalog Description: 3 credits.

Current and voltage transformers and protection. Relays. Circuits breakers and fuses. Data transmission. Project. Prerequisites: EECE 470 Electric Machinery Textbooks: 1) Power system relaying. Horowitz & Phadke. (2nd ed.) J. Wiley, 1995. 2) High Voltage Engineering and Testing. Ryan (2nd ed.) I.E.E. (UK) 2001. Course Objective: This course introduces the basic theory, construction, usage of current and voltage transformers, relays (electro-mechanical, solid state, numeric),and circuit breakers . This course introduces the protection systems used for electric machines, transformers, bus-bars, overhead and underground lines, and for over- voltages. Data transmission using power system or other communications systems. Objectives: To introduce students to power system protection and switchgear. To teach students theory and applications of the main components used in power system protection. To teach students the protection systems used for electric machines, transformers, bus bars, overhead and underground feeders. To teach students the theory, construction, and applications of main types circuit breakers. To develop in students an ability and skill to design the feasible protection systems needed for each main part of a power system. To enhance students knowledge of over- voltage protection and data transmission. To cultivate students spirit of teamwork, analysis of problems, and synthesis of optimal design for protection systems. (Students work in teams chosen by the instructor of the course to foster interaction skills and communication).

Topics covered: Current and voltage transformer theories, construction, and applications. Electro-mechanical relays: attracted armature, induction, thermal, permanent-magnet moving coil, theories, constructions, and applications. Solid state relays: timers, level detectors, amplitude and phase comparators theory and applications. Numeric relays: components, circuits, applications. Analogue to digital converter (ADC), digital to analogue converter (DAC), memories.

Protection systems for electric machines, transformers, bus bars, overhead and underground transmission lines. Over- voltage protection system. Data Transmission. Design project for protection systems to one of the main elements of a power system. Circuit breakers (oil, air, SF6, Vacuum) : construction, theory of operation, and applications.

Learning out-comes: Outcome 1: Students are knowledgeable in the field of power system protection, and circuit breakers. Outcome 2: Students are knowledgeable in the field of instrument transformers. Outcome 3: Students are knowledgeable in the field of relays. Outcome 4: Students will demonstrate and ability to design the relevant protection systems for the main elements of a power system. Outcome 5: Students are knowledgeable in the field of switchgear. Outcome 6: Students are knowledgeable in the field of over- voltage protection and data transmission. Outcome 7: Students will demonstrate an ability to participate in professional multidisciplinary teams. Assessment: Tests: Quiz I (20%), Quiz II (20%), Final (45%) Homeworks and project (15%)

Portfolio: Quizzes, Final Exam, Project and Homeworks.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING EECE 789/EECE 112E - POWER SYSTEM PROTECTION AND SWITCHGEAR CLASS ROOM (BECHTEL BLDG.-ROOM 405) LECTURES: T, Th: 9:30-10:45

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Current Transformers: 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. Theory Transformation and phase angle ratios, and errors Construction Open-Circuited secondary voltages

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Voltage Transformers: 2.1. 2.2. 2.3. Theory of Electromagnetic & Capacitor Types Construction Errors

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Relays: 3.1 3.2. 3.3. Electromechanical Relays: Attracted armature, Induction, Thermal, Permanent-magnet moving Coil Solid State Relays: Timer R-C, Level Detectors, Amplitude & Phase Comparators Numeric Relays

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Protection Systems: 4.1. 4.2. 4.3. 4.4. 4.5. 4.6. Unit Protection Generator Protection Transformer " Bus-bar " Feeder " Over voltages "

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Circuit Breakers : 5.1. 5.2. 5.3. 5.4. 5.5. Arc Theory Oil circuit Breaker Air blast circuit Breaker SF6 circuit Breaker Vacuum circuit Breaker.

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Projects.

References: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Power System Protection Vols. 1-4. The Electricity Council, 1995. Power Circuit Breaker, Theory and Design Edited by Flurscheim. 2nd Ed. Protective Relays. Application Guide 3rd Ed. G.E.C. (U.K.). Protection of Industrial Power Systems, 2nd Ed. T. Davies, Pergamon, 1996. Power System Relaying, Horowitz & Phadke, 2nd Ed., Wiley. 1995. Quiz I % of Course Grade 20 Quiz II 20 Project 15 Final 45 January 2004 / HC