ELG4125: Electric Power Transmission, Distribution and Utilization

Energy resources and electric power generation, transmission and distribution; simple generator models, transformers, transmission lines. Power system analysis: per unit representation, real and reactive power flow, VAR compensation, fault analysis and protection. Power system control. Power system stability. Load representation, power quality. Computational modelling of typical power system problems. Prerequisites: ELG2137, ELG3316

Office Hours: Open

Instructors

Riadh Habash

rhabash@site.uottawa.ca

TA: Megh Gandhi

mgand009@uottawa.ca

Course Progressing

Reference: Power System Analysis and Design, Fifth Edition

The Sixth Edition will be Available in January 2016

Powerworld Simulator: www.powerworld.com/GloverSarmaOverbye

Date

Activity

Sep 07 Lecture Notes 1: Power System Exercise
Sep 07 DGD: Fundamentals; Chapter 2: Apparent power; Reactive power; Complex power; Power factor correction
   
Sep 12 Lab: Read Section 1.5 of the textbook and practice Figs 1.6-1.8; Solve Example 2.3 using Powerworld.
Sep 14 DGD1: Solving Problems on Efficiency and Voltage Regulations
Sep 14 Lecture: Power Plant Design and Sizing
Sep 16 Lecture: Lecture Notes 2; Course Case Study; Start of Case Study; Nuclear Power Plants
 

 

Sep 19 Lab: Test on PowerWorld
Sep 21 Lecture: Power Transformers (Lecture Notes 2); Submission 1 Layout
Sep 21 DGD: Exercise on Power System
Sep 23 Lecture: Chapter 4: 4.1-4.5: Power Transmission Lines
   
Sep 26 Lab: Exercises on Transmission Lines
Sep 28 Lecture: Submission of Task 1; Course Case Study (10 marks)
Sep 28

DGD: Transmission Lines

Sep 30

Lecture: Chapter 4: 4.1-4.5; Power Transmission Lines

   
Oct 03 Lab/Test on Transmission Lines
Oct 05

DGD on Chapter 4 and 5

Oct 05

Chapter 5: Steady State Operation of Transmission Lines: 5.1; 5.2 (Read Example 5.1)

Oct 07 Start of Case Study 2: Course Case Study; Tutorial on Transmission Line
   
Oct 10

Thanksgiving Day

Oct 12

DGD on Transmission Lines

Oct 12 Lecture: Symmetrical Faults
Oct 14 Lecture: System Protection
   
Oct 17 Lab on Power Flow
Oct 19 Test 1 based on DGD
Oct 19 Lecture: Lightning Effects on Power System
Oct 21 Submission of Case Study 2
 

 

Oct 31 Lab: Project Work
Nov 02 DGD: Example 10.10 and Problem 10.27
Nov 02 Lecture: FACTSUtility Applications of Power Electronics; Power System Control
Nov 04 Lecture: Introducing Case Study 3
 

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training: Register if Interested

When: November, 20 2016; 2:00PM to 6:00 PM

Nov 07 Lab: Data Center based on LEED
Nov 09 DGD: Problem 10.27
Nov 09 Lecture: FACTSUtility Applications of Power Electronics; Power System Control
Nov 11 Lecture: Power Distribution; Power Distribution Systems
   
Nov 14 Lab: Data Center based on LEED
Nov 16 DGD on Distribution Systems
Nov 16 Submission Layout of Case Study 3
Nov 18 Lecture: Power Distribution; Power Distribution Systems; Case Study 4
   
Nov 21 Lab: Data Center based on LEED
Nov 23 DGD: Test 2
Nov 23 Lecture: Categories of Wind Turbines; 3 Case Studies of Grid Interconnection; Design and Energy Estimates for Wind Farms; How much do Wind Turbines Cost? Wind Farm Cable Layout
Nov 25 Lecture: Categories of Wind Turbines; 3 Case Studies of Grid Interconnection; Design and Energy Estimates for Wind Farms; How much do Wind Turbines Cost? Wind Farm Cable Layout
   
Nov 27 Lab: Data Center based on LEED
Nov 29 DGD
Nov 29 Lecture: Building Better Transformers; Harmonics
Dec 01 Introduction to Case Study 4 and 5
   
Dec 04 Lab: Work on Portfolio
Dec 06 Lab: Work on Portfolio
Dec 09 Submission of Case Study 4 and 5: Distribution System + Submission Layout for Wind Farm


Contest is Celebration not an Evaluation!
Prepare your Final Portfolio. Attach Data Center Report to the Portfolio. You may submit by email!

Welcome to ELG4125 Gingerbread Village Contest!

Create a Gingerbread Replica of One of the Village's One-of-a-Kind Historic Power System.
Make teams of 4; We bring Gingerbread; You bring the rest!
Sunday: 10:00; 57 Louis Pasteur (FTX) 302

  Marks

 

Times and Locations

Section

Activity

Time

Location

ELG4125

Lecture 1

Wednesday 13:00-14:30

SITE0126

ELG4125

DGD

Wednesday 08:30-10:00

LPR285

ELG4125

Lecture 2

Friday: 11:30-13:00

SITE0126

ELG4125

Lab

Monday: 8:30-11:30

SITE 2052