MODULE-I (10 HOURS)
Lines Constants: Resistance, inductance and capacitance of single and three phase lines with
symmetrical and unsymmetrical spacing transposition, charging current, skin effect and
proximity effect, Performance of transmission Lines: Analysis of short, medium and long lines,
equivalentcircuit, representation of the lines and calculation of transmission parameters, Power
flow through transmission line, Power circle diagram, Series and shunt compensation.
MODULE-II (10 HOURS)
Corona: Power loss due to corona, practical importance of corona, use of bundled conductors in
E.H.V. transmission lines and its advantages, Overhead line Insulators, voltage distribution in
suspension type insulators, string efficiency, grading. Sag and stress calculation of overhead
conductors, vibration dampers
Under Ground Cable: Type and construction, grading of cables, capacitance in 3 core cables and
dielectric loss in cables.
MODULE-III (10 HOURS)
Definition of the load flow problem, Network model formulation, A load flow sample
study,Computational aspect of the load flow problem. Gauss siedel and Newton Raphson method
for power flow fast decoupled load flow, On load tap changing transformer and block regulating
transformer, effects of regulating transformers.
MODULE-IV (10 HOURS)
Economic Operation of Power System: Distribution offload between units within a plant,
Transmission losses as function of plant generation, Calculation of loss coefficients, Distribution
of loads between plants with special reference to steam and hydel plants, Automatic load
dispatching. Introduction to Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS), SVC, TCSC, SSSC,
STATCOM and UPFC