EE447 POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS I
Textbook: Power Systems Analysis, Second Edition Hadi Saadat; McGrawHill, 2002
Instructor: Hadi Saadat
Second edition is replaced by
Power System Analysis Third Edition, Hadi Saadat
PSA Publishing 2010 (ISBN: 9780984543809)
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Course Catalog
This course provides an introduction to the classical methods and modern techniques in power system analysis with the aid of a personal computer. Topics include: the concepts of complex power, balanced threephase circuits, transmission line parameters, transmission line performance and compensation, system modeling and perunit analysis, circuit theory as applied to power systems, and load flow analysis. (Prerequisite: EE230)
Course Schedule
Week, Day

Topics

CH

1 1 
Introduction An Overview 
1 
2 
Review of Complex power and its direction. 
2 
3 
Review of the balanced threephase circuits. 
2 
2 1 
Power in balanced threephase circuits. 
2 
2 
Synchronous generators, and generator models for the steadystate operations. 
3 
3 
Performance characteristics of cylindricalrotor generators. 
3 
3 1 
Power transformers and their models. 
3 
2 
Impedance and reactance diagrams, perunit quantities. 
3 
3 
Change of base and perunit computations. 
3 
4 1 
Type of conductors, line resistance, internal and external flux linkage. 
4 
2 
Review 

3 
Test # 1 

5 1 
Inductance of singlephase and threephase lines. 
4 
2 
Inductance of threephase doublecircuit lines with bundle conductors. Magnetic field induction. 
4 
3 
Electric fields and capacitance of singlephase lines and threephase lines. 
4 
6 1 
Capacitance of threephase doublecircuit lines with bundle conductors. 
4 
2 
Representation of lines; short and medium line models. 
5 
3 
Transmission line differential equations. 
5 
7 1 
Long line model, voltage and current waves. 
5 
2 
Power transmission capability and line compensation. 
5 
3 
Nodal analysis of multiport systems; formation of the bus admittance matrix. 
6 
8 1 
Test #2. 

2 
Iterative solution of nonlinear algebraic equations. 
6 
3 
Load flow definition and equations. 
6 
9 1 
Load flow solution by the Gauss‑Seidel iterative method. 
6 
2 
Load flow solution by the NewtonRaphson method. 
6 
3 
Tap changing transformers. 
6 
10 1 
Fast decoupled load flow solution. 

2 
Load flow analysis of interconnected power systems electric utilities. 

3 
Review 
6 
11 
Final 

Examinations:
Two, 1hour examinations will be given during the course of the term at dates shown below. A twohour, comprehensive final examination will be given during final exam week.
Problem Assignments:
Every student is expected to solve all the assigned problems. You are expected to keep a neat record for the solution of these assignments.
Exam. Schedule and Grading:
The course grade will be based on the following:
Exam. I 
Friday January 9 
25% 
Exam. II 
Monday February 2 
25% 
Final 
Wednesday February 24 
30% 
Homework & MATLAB Assignments 

20% 
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