Power System Transients and Overvoltages (PS810)

Programme: 

M.Tech (P&ES)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Transients in power systems, Overvoltages, current chopping, capacitor switching, 3-phase capacitor bank switching, traveling waves, Bewley’s lattice diagram, attenuation, distortion of waves, two-conductor system, multi-conductor system, Computation of transients. Transients in transformers: initial voltage distribution, winding oscillations. Protection form surges: ZnO arrestors. Insulation coordination principles and applications.

References: 

1. Allan Greenwood, Electrical Transients in Power Systems, Wiley Interscience.
2. Relevant IS Codes.

Department: 

Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 

Contact us

Venkatesa Perumal
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
Ph : +91-824-2473045
Fax: +91-824-2474039
E-mail: hodee[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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