Course Code ECE 6606PD
Course Title Distribution System Engineering
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Winter 2021
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course deals with the essential aspects of distribution system engineering, starting with estimation of the loads on the network to the detail design of the distribution system networks. The contents of this course are divided into three categories: Planning, design and operation. In the planning part load forecasting, and planning strategies as well as distribution automation are discussed. The design part includes the design of sub-transmission lines, distribution substations, and primary and secondary systems design considerations. The operation part includes the voltage drop and power loss calculations, voltage regulation and application of capcitor to distribution systems. Recommended Background: Basic knowledge of power systems engineering is required, optimization techniques, statistics and electric circuits.

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Course Work and Exam (note 2)
Requisites
  • Prerequisite: ECE Electric Power Engineering Grad Students
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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