EE 587 Y_ Ch8_part1_sp10

EE 587 Y_ Ch8_part1_sp10 - 1 EE 587 Electric Power...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 EE 587 Electric Power Distribution/Utilization Dr. M. Safiuddin, Research Professor Department of Electrical Engineering University at Buffalo [ State University of New York ] 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 Lecture Topics (contd): 4. System Protection II Analysis of system behavior and protection needs, Protective devices and their applications, Protective relays, Breakers and fuses, Protection requirements for transformers, Feeders and motors.[ Ch. 5] 5. Surge Protection I Nature of the problem, Traveling wave behavior, Insulation voltage withstand characteristics. Arrester characteristics and ratings, Arrester selection, Application concepts.[Ch. 6] 6. Grounding Considerations Introduction, System grounding, Equipment grounding, Static and lightning protection grounding, Connection to earth, Ground resistance measurement. [Ch. 7] EE 587 Electric Power Distribution/Utilization 2 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 EE 587 Electric Power Distribution/Utilization Lecture Topics (contd): 7. System Power Factor Power factor fundamentals, Typical plant power factors, Reactive compensation techniques.[ Ch. 8] 8. Mid-term exam..Take home 9. Power System Pollution Non-linear loads, Voltage and current harmonics, Passive and active filtering techniques.[ Ch. 9] 10. System Interfaces I Switchgear and other equipment, Transformers, Unit substations, Motor control Centers.[ Ch. 10] 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 Lecture Topics (contd): 11. Energy Conservation & Management I Energy audits, case studies.[Ch.14] 12. System Interfaces II Industrial substations, Plant utility interface considerations.[Ch. 15] 13. Energy Conservation & Management II Elec. Energy issues, DC & AC machine efficiency & application considerations EE 587 Electric Power Distribution/Utilization 3 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 Ch. 8 - Power Factor and Related Considerations 8.1 General Scope: Significance of power factor; emphasis on capacitors 8.2 Current and Power Flow Considerations: Definition of power factor; leading and lagging power factor; impact of power factor on system capability. 8.3 Benefits of Power Factor Improvement: Utility costs; release of system capacity; voltage improvement; power system losses. 8.4 Typical Plant Power Factor Utilization equipment. 8.5 Instruments and Measurements for PF Studies 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 Ch. 8 - Power Factor and Related Considerations 8.6 Techniques to Improve PF Controlling VARs using capacitors; Synchronous condensers; Induction versus synchronous motors 8.7 Calculations for Improving Power Factor 8.8 Location of Reactive Power Supply 8.9 Capacitors with Induction Motors: Effectiveness of motor-capacitor method; selection of motors and connection points; limitations of capacitor-motor switching; selection of capacitor(s). 4 2/22/2010 EE 587_Sp '10 Ch. 8 - Power Factor and Related Ch....
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EE 587 Y_ Ch8_part1_sp10 - 1 EE 587 Electric Power...

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