Course Details

ELE 481 Electrical Power Systems I
2021-2022 Fall term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEMS I ELE481 7th Semester 3 0 3 6
Prerequisite(s)ELE244 Electromagnetics I
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThis course is designed to equip seniors with knowledge about basic topics on electric power systems and to give them an ability to analyze the electricity transmission and distribution systems.  
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will L.O.1. Know the basic principles of transmission of electrical energy,
  2. L.O.2. Be able to carry out analyses on electrical transmission and distribution systems,
  3. L.O.3. Be aware of transmission line modelling and network calculations,
  4. L.O.4. Know the impedance and admittance modelling techniques,
  5. L.O.5. Recognize the fault conditions in power systems, and be aware of power system stability issues.
Course ContentBasic review of electrical energy related subjects,
Transmission of electrical energy,
One-line diagram modelling of electrical transmission and distribution systems, transmission line parameters, modeling of transmission lines,
Travelling waves on transmission lines,
Admittance model, impedance model and network calculations,
Power flow solutions,
Performance of synchronous machines under transient conditions,
Symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults in power systems,
Stability of power systems.  
ReferencesJ.D. Glover, M.S. Sarma, and T.J. Overbye, Power Systems Analysis and Design, CL Eng., 5th Ed.
J. Grainger, Jr., W. Stevenson, Power System Analysis, Mc Graw Hill. 3rd. Ed.  

Course outline weekly

Week 1Basic review of electrical energy related subjects
Week 2Transmission of electrical energy
Week 3One-line diagram modelling of electrical transmission systems
Week 4One-line diagram modelling of electrical distribution systems
Week 5Transmission line parameters
Week 6Modeling of transmission lines
Week 7Travelling waves on transmission lines
Week 8Admittance model, Impedance model
Week 9Network calculations
Week 10Power flow solutions
Week 11Midterm Exam
Week 12Performance of synchronous machines under transient conditions
Week 13Symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults in power systems
Week 14Stability of power systems
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes050
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes050

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14456
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment5525
Midterms (Study duration)12525
Final Exam (Study duration) 12525
Total Workload3562173

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.    X 
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.    X 
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.   X 
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.  X  
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.   X  
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.   X 
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.  X  
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.   X 
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.    X
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.   X 

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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