# Basic Power Systems (2142404) Old Code : 132401

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Electric Power and Generating Stations:

Electric Power System – Sources of Electrical Energy – Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power
Schematic Arrangement of Different Power Plants like Hydro, Thermal, Nuclear, Diesel, Solar, Wind, etc. – Other Renewable Sources of Energy – Gas Turbine Power Plant – Schematic Arrangement of Gas Turbine Power Plant – Comparisons of Various Power Plants

5
10 %
2
Power Factor Improvement:

Power Factor – Power Triangle – Disadvantages of Low Power Factor – Causes of Low Power Factor – Advantages of Power Factor Improvement – Methods of Improving Power Factor – Calculations of Power Factor Correction – Most Economical Power Factor

4
10 %
3
Mechanical Considerations of Transmission Lines:

Transmission Types: Overhead & Underground – Main Components of Overhead Lines – Conductor Materials – Line Supports – Insulators – String Efficiency – Corona Effect – Sag and Calculation of Sag in Overhead Transmission Line

4
10 %
4
Transmission Line Parameters:

Constants of Transmission Lines – Flux Linkage in Current Carrying Conductors – Inductance of a Single Phase Two Wire Line and Composite Conductor Lines – Inductance of Three Phase Lines With Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Spacing With and Without Transposition – Double Circuit Three Phase Lines – Bundled Conductors
Resistance in Transmission Lines – Skin Effect – Proximity Effect
Capacitance of a Single Phase and Three Phase Transmission Line

6
20 %
5
Performance of Transmission Lines:

Representation of Power Systems Components – One Line Diagram and Impedance/Reactance Diagram – Per Unit (PU) System – Types of Overhead Transmission Line – Performance of Short, Medium and Long Transmission Lines – Ferranti Effect – Power Circle Diagram: Receiving End and Sending End Power Circle Diagram – Universal Circle Diagram – Concept of Symmetrical Components

6
20 %
6
HVDC Transmission:

Introduction – Converter Basics – Types of DC Links – Structure and Principles of HVDC Control – Converter Performance – Advantages and Disadvantages – Applications

5
10 %
7
Neutral Grounding:

Grounding or Earthing – Isolated Neutral – Requirement and Advantages of Neutral Grounding – Earth Neutral Systems: Solid, Resistance and Resonant Grounding (Earthing) – Arc Suppression Coil Grounding (Resonant Grounding) – Voltage Transformer Earthing – Grounding (Earthing) Transformer

5
10 %
8
Sub-stations:

Introduction – Classification of Sub-station – Types And Comparison of Sub-station – Symbols for Equipment in Sub-stations – Equipment in a Transformer Sub-stations – Bus-bar Arrangements in Substation – Under Ground Sub Stations

5
10 %