code EE743
credit_hours 3
title Power System Reliability
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Review of basic probability theories. Basic reliability concepts and definitions. Static generation capacity reliability. Spinning generation capacity reliability. Composite system reliability. Overall reliability and Economic planning.
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objectives The student should be able to: Understand power system reliability definitions. Apply reliability calculations of power generation. Apply system reliability calculations for transmission networks. Plane the overall power system reliability.
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ref. books R. Billington and R. N. Allan, “Reliability Evaluation of Power Systems”, Pitman Publishers, 1984. E. E. Lewis, “Introduction to Reliability Engineering”, Wiley, 1996.
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Course Content
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1 Introduction.
2 Basic probability methods.
3 Interconnected systems.
4 Interconnected systems.
5 Reliability evaluation in three interconnected systems.
6 Operating reserve.
7 Postponable outage.
8 Composite generation and transmission systems.
9 Distribution system- basic techniques and radial networks.
10 Distribution systems- parallel and mesh networks.
11 Common mode failures.
12 Distribution systems – extended techniques.
13 Substations and switching stations.
14 Plant and station availability.
15 HVDC systems.
16 Final Exam.