2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

ECE-GY 6613 Electrical Transmission & Distribution Systems

3 Credits
Introduction to T&D systems. Choice of voltage and frequency. Radial and meshed networks. Aerial lines: construction, parameters and thermal rating. Cables: installations, impedance and thermal ring. Transformers and reactors: types, connections and parallel operation. Capacitors: construction and application to transmission, distribution and industrial systems. Grounding systems. Characteristics of loads: customer classes, voltage sensitivity, duty cycle, and load growth. Loss minimization by system reconfiguration and capacitor switching. Modern grids: nano-, micro-, mini-, smart-, and super-grid.

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