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Riphah International University Islamabad

Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

EE 341: Instructor: Lectures: Introduction to Power Engineering (Semester IV) (Spring 2012) Engr. Malik Tariq Awan As Per Time Table

Required Text: 1. Electric Power System Basics (2007 Edition) by Steven. W. Blume. 2. Electrical Machines drives & power systems (6th Edition 2008) by Theodore Wildi. Reference Books: 1. Electrical Power Systems (2008 Edition) by Subir Ray. 2. Electrical power transmission & distribution (2007 Edition) by Laces. M. Faulken berry. Course Objectives:
This course is intended to give the students an understanding of Electrical power systems fundamental Concepts & operation. Basic electricity terminology & concepts are explained with regard to design, construction, operation & maintenance of power plants, substations, transmission & distribution lines. Basic electricity safety concepts are also included.

Course Outline S.No


Chapter No
1 (SWB) 1(LMF)

Course Outline
Discussion of power systems & its schematic block diagram. The common voltage levels in a power system. Frequency used in a power system.

Chapter 2 (SWB) Chapter 24 (TW)

Conventional methods of electric power generators, Thermal power stations, The main components of a thermal power station, Steam boilers, Steam turbines used in thermal power station, Choice of a site for a thermal power station, efficiency of a thermal / steam power stations. Hydroelectric power stations. Construction of a Hydal power station. Dam, spillways, conduits, penstocks & scroll cane, draft tube, tailrace. Available hydropower. Wind power stations. Controlling the power balance between generator & load, Advantages of the interconnected power systems stability, continuation of sever & economy, Conditions during an outage. Substations, functions of an electric substation. Substation equipment. Transformers, bushings, regulators, circuit breakers. OCB, GCB, VCBs & ACBs. Reclosers. Line switches, Lightening arrestors, electrical buses & surge diverters. Capacitor banks, reactors, Static VAR compensators, Control buildings/rooms, infrared scanning & dissolved gas analysis. Electrical power transmission systems, Types of power lines, Components of a high voltage transmission line. Conductors, Conductor materials, Conductor types & Conductor size. Insulators, Types of Insulators, Supporting structures. Construction of a power transmission line. Basic Impulse insulation level (BIL), Tower grounding, Lightening protection, fundamental objects of power transmission line. Equivalent circuit of power transmission line, Simplified/approximate equivalent circuit, voltage regulation & power transmission capability of transmission lines, Resistive line, Inductive line &

Chapter 24 (TW)

Chapter: 4 (SWB) Chapter: 26 (TW)

compensated inductive line. Electrical energy consumption, power factor, Mering, rsidentiel metering, demand metering System protection. Two types of protection, System protection Equipment & concepts.

Chapter: 6 (SWB)

Chapter: 7 (SWB)

Schedule of Study:

Week 01 (6 Feb to 10th Feb 2012) Week 02 (13th Feb to 17th Feb 2012) Week 03 th (20 Feb to 24th Feb 2012) Week 04 th (27 Feb to2nd March 2012) Week 05 th (5 March to 9th March 2012) Week 06 (12 March to 16 March 12) Week 07 (19th March to 23rd March 2012) Week 08 (26th March to 30th March 2012) Week 09 nd (2 to 6th Apr 2012)

Introduction to Power Engineering. Discussion of a Power System and its schematic block diagram
The Common Voltage Levels in a Power System Frequency used in a Power System. Conventional methods of Electric Power Generation. Thermal Power Stations. The Main components of a Thermal Power Station. Steam Boilers Steam Turbine used in Thermal Power Station. Choice of a site for a Thermal Power Station. Efficiency of Thermal/steam Power Stations. Numerical questions Hydroelectric Power Stations. Construction of a Hydal Power Plant. Dam. Spillways. Conduits Penstocks and Scroll case. Draft tube & Tailrace. Available Hydro power. Wind Power Stations. Numerical questions. Mid Term 1 Controlling the Power Balance between generator and load. Advantages of Interconnected Power Systems. Stability, Continuity of Service and Economy. Conditions during an Outage. Sub Stations. Functions of an Electric Substation. Sub Station Equipment. Transformers, Bushings. Regulators. Circuit Breakers. OCBs, GCBs, VCBs and ACBs. Reclosers, Line Switches, Lightening Arrestors, Electrical Buses and Surge Diverters. Capacitor Banks. Reactors. Static VAR Compensators. Control Buildings/Control Rooms. Preventive Maintenance. Infrared Scanning and Dissolved Gas Analysis.

Week 10 (9th to 13 Apr 12)

Week 11 Electrical Power Transmission Systems. Types of Power Lines. Components of (16th to 20th Apr 12) a High Voltage Transmission Line. Conductors, Conductor Material,
Conductor Types, Conductor Size

Week 12 (23 Apr - 27 Apr 12) Week 13 (30 Apr to 4 May 12) Week 14 (7 to 11 May 12)

Week 15 (14 to 18 May 12)

Insulators. Types of Insulators. Supporting Structures. Construction of a power transmission line. Basic Impulse Insulation Level (BIL).Tower Grounding. Lightning Protection. Fundamental Objectives of a Power Transmission line. Numerical Questions. MID Term.2 Equivalent Circuit of a Power transmission line. Simplified /approximate equivalent circuit of a power line. Voltage regulation and power transmission capability of transmission line. Numerical questions. Resistive line, Inductive line and compensated inductive line. Electrical Energy Consumption. Power Factor. Metering, Residential metering and demand metering.

Week 16 (21 to 25 May 12)

Power System Protection. Two types of protection. System protection equipment and concepts.

Home Work Problems.

Chapter 24 (T.W): 24.4, 24.6, 24.7, 24.8, 24.11, 24.24 and 24.25
Chapter 25: 25.2, 25.10, 25.11, 25.12, 25.13, 25.14, 25.15, 25.16, 25.17, 25.19, 25.22 And 25.23 Chapter 26: 26.1, 26.2, 26.3, 26.5, 26.6, 26.7, 26.8, 26.9, 26.11, 26.12 and 26.13