EE 373 – Transmission and Distribution Systems

Course lecturer :

Dr Amani Attia

Course assistant :

Eman Abu-Elkhair

Course objectives :

Understanding the reactive power (or VAR) control problem in interconnected power grids, Design VAR compensators for HV & EHV transmission systems and Gain a working knowledge of overhead transmission line supporting structures and structure spotting.

Course description :

Associate electrical circuit mathematical tools to study the effects of VAR compensators in improving the electrical performance of transmission lines.

Course assessment :

Drop quiz Solving assignment problem Reports & presentations Practical works / Mini project / Community Projects Midterm written exam final written exam

Recommended text books :

[1] Richerd E. Brown, “Electrical Power Distribution Reliability”, CRC Press, 2nd edition, 2013.

Recommended refrences :

[1] Hadi Saadat, “Power System Analysis,” 2nd Ed , McGraw Hill, USA, 2013.

[2] JoH. Wayne Beaty, \”Handbook of Electric Power Calculations,” 3rd Ed, McGraw Hill, USA, 2012.

[3] ABB Power T&D Company Inc., \”Electrical Transmission and Distribution Reference Book,\” 5th Ed., 1997.

[4] Rokosh D. Begamudre, \”Extra High Voltage Transmission Engineering,\” New Age International (P) Ltd. Publishers, 3rd Ed, 2006.

[5] Turan Gonen, \”Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design,\” 2nd Ed, CRC Press, 2009.

[6] Johm D. McDonald, \”Electric Power Substation Engineering,\” CRC Press LLC, USA, 2003.