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EEE 124 - Power Load Flow

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EEE 124 27 March 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The planning and operation of electrical networks is based on a sound knowledge about load flow calculation methods and fault analysis techniques. The increasing amount of distributed power generation units requires particular investigations of power quality. This course teaches the methods of load flow and fault current calculation with practical examples and computations.

Course Objectives

  • Optimizing component or circuit loading
  • Developing practical bus voltage profiles
  • Identifying real and reactive power flow
  • Developing equipment specification guidelines

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Electricians 
  • Supervisors 
  • Anyone aspire to increase his capabilities in this area

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1


  • Power Flow Analysis
  • Fault Current Analysis

Network Models 

  • Lines and Cables
  • Transformers 
  • Shunt Elements
  • Loads
  • Generators

Day 2

Active and Reactive Power Flows 

  • Transmission Lines 
  • In-phase Transformers
  • Phase-Shifting Transformer 
  • Unified Power Flow Equations

Basic Power Flow Problem 

  • Basic Bus Types
  • Equality and Inequality Constraints

Day 3

Solution of the Power Flow Problem 

  • Solution by Gauss-Seidel Iteration
  • Newton-Raphson Methods

Fault Analysis 

  • Transients on a transmission line
  • Short circuit of a synchronous machine

Classification and Definitions of Power System Stability

  • Dynamics in Power Systems
  • Power System Stability

Synchronous Machine Models

  • Design and Operating Principle
  • Stationary Operation
  • Dynamic Operation

Day 4

The Swing Equation 

Power Swings in a Simple System

  • Small Signal Analysis
  • Methods to Improve System Stability

Oscillations in Multi-Machine Systems 

Voltage Stability 

  • Mechanisms of Voltage Instability
  • Analysis of Voltage Stability

Control of Electric Power Systems 

  • Control of Active Power and Frequency
  • Control of Reactive Power and Voltage
  • Supervisory Control of Electric Power Systems

Day 5

Protections in Electric Power Systems 

  • Design of Protections 
  • Distance Protections 
  • General Principles 
  • Automatic Re-Closure 
  • Out of Step Protections
  • System Protections