Seminar in Electric Power Systems

A small power system.

A small electrical power system taken from the course lecture notes. (Image courtesy of Professor James Kirtley.)

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MIT Course Number

6.691

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course comprises of a seminar on planning and operation of modern electric power systems. Content varies with current interests of instructor and class; emphasis on engineering aspects, but economic issues may be examined too. Core topics include: overview of power system structure and operation; representation of components, including transmission lines, transformers, generating plants, loads; power flow analysis, dynamics and control of multimachine systems, steady-state and transient stability, system protection; economic dispatch; mobile and isolated power systems; computation and simulation.

Kirtley Jr., James. 6.691 Seminar in Electric Power Systems, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-691-seminar-in-electric-power-systems-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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