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Utility Power Systems Coordination

Course Number: 10-468-101
Credits: 3
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Description: 10-468-101 UTILITY POWER SYSTEMS COORDINATION ...learn utility systems interconnection from generation through distribution. Includes: powerhouse, hydroelectric, wind, solar and nuclear, EHV and HV transmission, the utility grid, device coordination, metering, protective relays, fuses, breakers, and fault current interrupting. (Prerequisite: 10-468-109, Utility Generation Systems; Corequisites: 10-605-157, Power Electronics 1: Drives; 10-605-158, Power Electronics 2: Drives; 10-620-159, Power Electronics 3: Drives)
Total Credits: 3

Prior Learning Assessments

None

Course Competencies

  1. Explore utility generation, transmission and distribution systems.
  2. Analyze the interrelationship between power generation, transmission and distribution.
  3. Identify substation equipment and circuit protection devices.
  4. Analyze substation control and protection principles.
  5. Identify transmission and distribution control equipment and circuit protection devices.
  6. Analyze transmission and distribution line protection principles.
  7. Analyze power system control schemes.
  8. Calculate power system fault currents and determine device interrupt rating requirements.
  9. Analyze a power system for coordination and arc flash hazards.
  10. Determine arc flash regulatory requirements.
  11. Analyze contingency planning for subsystem outages.