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Power System Engineering

By Prof. Debapriya Das   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 4088
This course is mainly for undergraduate third-year as well as fourth year Electrical Engineering students, which will introduce and explain the fundamental concepts in the field of electrical power system engineering. The basic concepts of underground cables, overhead line insulators, transient overvoltages and insulation coordination will be covered in detail. In addition to that, corona, sag and tension of transmission line will also be covered. In this course, distribution load flow, voltage stability analysis and application of capacitors in distribution networks will also be covered. Load frequency control of isolated and interconnected power system will be covered in depth. Unit commitment will also be covered. By the end of the course, the students should be able to gather high-quality knowledge of electrical power system engineering in the above mentioned fields. 


INTENDED AUDIENCE  : BE/B.Tech.  in Electrical Engineering
PRE-REQUISITES   : NIL
INDUSTRY SUPPORT   :  Power Grid
NTPC
NHEC
DVC and State Electricity Boards.  
Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 09 Apr 2021
Exam Date : 24 Apr 2021
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Power Systems and Power Electronics
Level : Undergraduate



Course layout

Week 1: Overhead Line Insulators 
Week 2: Underground Cables
Week 3: Transient Overvoltages and Insulation Coordination 
Week 4: Corona 
Week 5: Sag and Tension 
Week 6: Distribution System Load Flow and Voltage Stability 
Week 7: Approximate Method of Distribution System Analysis 
Week 8: Application of Capacitors for Radial Distribution Systems 
Week 9: Load Frequency Control 
Week 10:Load Frequency Control 
Week 11:Unit commitment 
Week 12: Unit Commitment 

Books and references

1. Electrical Power Systems—Debapriya Das (New Age International) 
2. Power System Analysis—Hadi Saadat (McGraw Hill) 
3. Electric Power Transmission System Engineering ( Analysis and Design ) – Turan Gonen ( Wiley-Interscience ) 

Instructor bio

Prof. Debapriya Das

IIT Kharagpur
Debapriya Das obtained his B.E. degree from Calcutta University ( B.E. College ( Presently known as IIEST ), Shibpur, Howrah, WB ), M.Tech. from I.I.T. Kharagpur and Ph.D. from I.I.T., Delhi. He has nearly thirty years of experience in teaching and research. For more information, one can visit my I.I.T KGP website. One can also visit the website https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=yZj2uFYAAAAJ.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 April 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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