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EE477 - Electrical Distribution Systems

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  • COURSE INFORMATON

    Course Title

    Code

    Semester

    C +P + L  Hour

    Credits

    ECTS

    Electrical Distribution Systems

    EE 477

    8

    3+0+0      3

    3

    5

     

    Prerequisites

     

     

    Language of Instruction

    English

    Course Level

    Undergraduate

    Course Type

    Elective

    Course Coordinator

    Prof. Dr. Canbolat Uçak

    Instructors

    Prof. Dr. Canbolat Uçak

    Assistants

    Goals

    To provide an understanding of electrical distribution systems and methods to be able to analyze and design such systems

    Content

    Fundamentals in Distribution Systems. Distribution System Devices. Medium Voltage and Low Voltage Network Structures. Medium Voltage Network Design. Short Circuit Calculations. Distribution Load Estimation. Sizing of Conductors. Voltage Drop Calculations. Earthing Systems. Reactive Power Compensation. Harmonics in Distribution Systems. Smart Grid Overview.

     

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Outcomes

    Teaching Methods

    Assessment Methods

    Ability to analyze single line diagrams of distribution systems.

    1,2,4

    1

    A

    Ability to design Medium and low voltage distribution systems.

    1,2,3,4

    1

    A,E

    Ability to analyze and design of reactive compensation and earthing systems.

    1,2,3,4

    1

    A,E

     

     

     

     

    Teaching Methods:

    1: Lecture, 2: Problem Solving, 3: Simulation, 4: Seminar, 5: Interdisciplinary group working, 6: Laboratory, 7: Term research paper, 8: Guest Speaker, 9: Sample Project Review

    Assessment Methods:

    A: Exam, B: Quiz, C: Experiment, D: Homework, E: Project

     

     

    COURSE CONTENT

    Week

    Topics

    Study Materials

    1

    Overview of production, transmission and distribution

    Textbook

    2

    Introduce of distribution devices

    Textbook

    3

    HV Consumer substations.

    Textbook

    4

    Medium Voltage Power Supply

    Textbook

    5

    MV networks inside the site, Midterm exam 1

    Textbook

    6

    MV network structures

    Textbook

    7

    Introduce Low voltage distribution devices

    Textbook

    8

    Low voltage network structures

    Textbook

    9

    Reactive energy compensation

    Textbook

    10

    Determining conductor cross sectional areas, Midterm Exam 2

    Textbook

    11

    Power demand calculations

    Textbook

    12

    Earthing systems

    Textbook

    13

    Control and monitoring

    Textbook

    14

    Harmonics

    Textbook

     

    RECOMMENDED SOURCES

    Textbook

    Turan Gonen, “Electric power distribution system engineering”, McGraw Hill, 1986.

     

    Manual, Electrical Distribution, Schneider Electric-2010

    Additional Resources

    Pansini, Anthony J., “Guide to Electrical Distribution Systems”, Sixth Edition, CRC press, 2005.

     

    Luces M. Faulkenberry, Walter Coffer, “Electrical Power Distribution and  Transmission”, Prentice Hall, 1996.


     

    MATERIAL SHARING

    Documents

    Assignments

    Exams

    Questions and Answers of Old Exams

     

    ASSESSMENT

    IN-TERM STUDIES

    NUMBER

    PERCENTAGE

    Midterm Exam

    2

    70

    Project

    2

    30

    Total

     

    100

    CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    50

    CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    50

    Total

     

    100

     

    COURSE CATEGORY

    Expertise/Field Courses

     

    COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

    No

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Contribution

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    1

    Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.

    2

    Ability to identify, formulate, and solve Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

    3

    Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.

    4

    Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.

     

     

    5

    Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating engineering problems

    6

    Ability to access information; For this purpose ability to perform database searching and conduct literature review.

    7

    Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.

    8

    Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language.

    9

    Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

    10

    Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility.

    11

    Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

    12

    Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Activities

    Quantity

    Duration (Hour)

    Total Workload (Hour)

    Course Duration

    13

    3

    39

    Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

    14

    4

    56

    Midterms

    2

    1.5

    3

    Project

    2

    12

    24

    Final examination

    1

    2

    2

    Total Work Load

    124

    Total Work Load / 25 (h)

    4.96

    ECTS Credit of the Course

    5

     

     

  • Syllabus
  • Course Outline:

    Fundamentals in Distribution Systems. Distribution System Devices. Medium Voltage and Low Voltage Network Structures. Medium Voltage Network Design. Short Circuit Calculations. Distribution Load Estimation. Sizing of Conductors. Voltage Drop Calculations. Earthing Systems. Reactive Power Compensation. Harmonics in Distribution Systems. Smart Grid Overview.