Introduction to Power Systems

Објавено: October 23, 2019
  1.    Course Title Introduction to Power Systems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ09З004
  3.    Study program KSIAR, KTI, TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/5   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Aleksandra Krkoleva Mateska
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  This course is designed to provide basic knowledge in power systems. The students will be capable of understanding the principles of transmission, distribution and supply of electricity.

11.    Course Syllabus: Transformation of energy into electrical energy. Basic concepts of power systems – direct and alternating current systems. Three phase systems. Power and energy. Electricity systems structure – characteristics of electricity generation, transmission and distribution. Use of electrical energy. Искористување на електрична енергија. Power systems activities and basic principles of electricity supply. Basic characteristics of low voltage electric installations. Characteristics and modelling of power systems elements. Overhead lines and cables. Voltage and power losses in power systems. Load flow calculation problem. Frequency and voltage regulation in power systems. Interconnected power systems – definitions and concept.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures and recitations with presentations and simulations, teacher-student interaction, homework, projects.

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 2 + 0 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 20
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Participation in lectures and recitations.
20.  Forms of assessment  Two mid/end-term exams (120 min each), or a final exam (120 min) are organized.
The student is obligated to complete and submit the required homework assignments and projects, according to the schedule published at the course web site.
The exam consists of a set of theory background questions and several exam assignments. The final mark is determined from the weighted average of scores from exams, homework, and project assignments.
During the exams it is not allowed to use any literature in printed or electronic form. Calculators are allowed, but not mobile phones, tablets or similar electronic devices
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and questionnaires.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 A. von Meier Electric Power Systems IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons 2007
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1  S. W. Baume  Electric Power System Basics  IEEE Press, John Wiley & Sons  2007