Course Details

ELE 668 Electrical Power Quality
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 QUALITY ELE668 Any Semester/Year 3 0 3 8
Course languageTurkish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Case Study
Problem Solving
Project Design/Management
Instructor (s)Department Faculty 
Course objectiveDefintion, analysis and design of Electrical Power Quality (PQ) are introduced to the students. Therefore, qualified human resources potential for PQ projects is increased and awareness of PQ problems in our country will be developed.  
Learning outcomes
  1. Recognise and classify Power Quality (PQ) problems,
  2. Model the problem s/he encounters with as a PQ problem,
  3. Know which methods can s/he use to solve the problem s/he established, know the advantages and disadvantages of these methods,
  4. Apply the techniques and algorithms s/he learnt in the class to her/his thesis studies and also real-life applications
  5. Have the adequate knowledge to follow and understand advanced up-to-date PQ papers, journals and legal legislations
Course ContentElectrical Power Quality (PQ) Definitons and Objectives
Modelling of the Power System and Simulation for PQ Analysis
Voltage Quality
Harmonics and Harmonics Elimination
Reactive Power Compensation
EMI, Grounding and Wiring
ReferencesRoger Dugan Electrical Power Systems Quality, Mc Graw Hill Professional, 2002, 2nd Edition
Barry W. Kennedy, Power Quality Primer, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000
Schlabbach et. Al., Voltage Quality in Electrical Power Systems,2001
J. Arrilaga, Neville R. Watson, Power System Harmonics, 2nd Edition, 2003
T.J.E. Miller, Reactive Power in Electric Systems, 1982
C. Sankaran, Power Quality, CRC Press, 2002

Course outline weekly

Week 1Electrical Power Quality (PQ) Definitons and Objectives
Week 2Electrical Power Quality (PQ) Definitons and Objectives
Week 3Modelling of the Power System and Simulation for PQ Analysis
Week 4Voltage Quality
Week 5Voltage Quality
Week 6Voltage Quality
Week 7Harmonics and Harmonics Elimination
Week 8Harmonics and Harmonics Elimination
Week 9Harmonics and Harmonics Elimination
Week 10Midterm Exam
Week 11Reactive Power Compensation
Week 12Reactive Power Compensation
Week 13Midterm Exam/ Project Presentation
Week 14EMI, Grounding and Wiring
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes160
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

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)14570
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment2510
Midterms (Study duration)12525
Final Exam (Study duration) 12525
Total Workload3393202

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge.   X 
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.  X  
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems.  X  
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results.   X 
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects. X   
6. Produces novel solutions for problems.  X  
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects. X   
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.   X  
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work. X   
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively X   

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

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