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18-418 Fall 2009 Syllabus

18-418 Fall 2009 Syllabus - Carnegie Mellon University...

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Carnegie Mellon University Course Syllabus 18-418: Electric Energy Processing: Fundamentals and Applications Fall Semester, 2009 Course Personnel: Professor Marija Ilic course supervisor B25 Porter Hall 412-268-9520 [email protected] Office hours: TBA Dr. Jovan Ilic lecturer B11 Porter Hall 412-268-3943 [email protected] Office Hours: Thursday 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. or by appointment Teaching Assistant: Dr. Nermeen Talaat B41 Porter Hall 412-268-7422 [email protected] Office Hours: TBA Course Management Assistant: Shannon Halfhill Hamerschlag Hall D200 412-268-5448 [email protected] Class Schedule: Lecture: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 a.m. 10:20 a.m., Wean Hall 4516A Recitation: A Tuesday: 4:30p.m.-5:20p.m.., Porter Hall B34 Pre-requisites: 18-220. Cross-Listed Courses: None. Undergraduate Course Area: ECE Coverage Course Description:
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This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of power systems structure, power generation and consumption, power generation and flow control, energy management, electricity markets and likely power systems’ future . The course starts with a brief review of general electrical concepts involved, continuing with power systems specifics such as power generation and consumption devices, generation and flow control and energy management. The last part of the course covers less technical areas of electricity markets and current plans for the future of the power systems. The first part of the course introduces basic components found in today's electric energy systems, such as: 1. Power generation and consumption devices (generators, motors, DC devices); 2. Power network hierarchical structure and protection ; 3. Control of these components for their efficient and reliable use; The principles underlying design, operations and control of these components are introduced using conversion fundamentals and basic electric circuit knowledge. The second part of this course introduces mathematical formulation of key algorithms used for steady state analysis and optimization. Examples of such algorithms are: 1. Alternating current (AC) power flow; 2. Direct current (DC) power flow; 3. DC and AC optimal power flows (DC/AC OPF); 4. State estimator;
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