Power System Protection and Control

Course description

Protection and control equipment in power systems, power system protection principles, redundancy, features of protective relays, current and voltage transformers, protection of generators, transformers, lines, numerical (digital) protection, wide area protection.

Elements of power system control, databases, SCADA systems, communication, signal processing, automation of power systems, frequency and voltage regulation, control functions (network, production, consumption, reliability of supply, simulator, other control functions), control management (control levels – OSI model, configuration of control systems, control and maintenance), standards and protocols, control equipment.

Course is carried out on study programme

Elektrotehnika 2. stopnja

Objectives and competences

Students will become familiar with basic principles in the field of power system protection and control, basic physical principles of different phenomena in power systems, development of technologies in the field of protection and automation, protective solutions of different elements, wide area protection systems, the role of measurement transformers (current and voltage), protection redundancy, control functions, databases, signal processing, communication technologies, standards and protocols.

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures and exercises.

Intended learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

– develop mathematical models for all types of short circuits occurring during power system operation,

– describe physical phenomena in devices during short circuit occurrence,

– interpret basic principles of protection of individual devices or set of devices and control systems,

– conceptualization and realization of protective and control systems and automation of power systems,

– explain and upgrade automation and control function in the practice.

Reference nosilca

. TERZIJA, Vladimir, STANOJEVIĆ, Vladimir, PANTOŠ, Miloš. Overhead lines protection based on synchronized phasors technology, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Power System Protection – PSP 2006, Bled, Slovenia, September 6-8, 2006, str. 11-19.

2. GANTAR, Janez, VERBIČ, Gregor, PANTOŠ, Miloš. Tele frequency relay protection, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Power System Protection – PSP 2006, Bled, Slovenia, September 6-8, 2006, str. 123-127.

3. ŠMON, Ivan, PANTOŠ, Miloš, GUBINA, Ferdinand. An improved voltage-collapse protection algorithm based on local phasors. Electric power systems research, 2008, vol. 78, no. 3, str. 434-440.

4. PIRNAT, Blaž, PANTOŠ, Miloš. Comparison of basic protection algorithms, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Power System Protection – PSP 2006, Bled, Slovenia, September 6-8, 2006, str. 178-183.

5. VERBIČ, Gregor, PANTOŠ, Miloš, GANTAR, Janez. A novel principle for measuring overfrequency and frequency rate of change, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Power System Protection – PSP 2006, Bled, Slovenia, September 6-8, 2006, str. 184-189.

Study materials

  1. Horowitz S.H., Phadke A.G., Power system relaying, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1992.
  2. Ogorelec A., Gubina F., Osnove vodenja elektroenergetskega sistema, Založba FE, Ljubl,jana, 1981
  3. Kundur P., Power System Stability and Control, McGraw-Hill, 1993
  4. Anderson P. M., Fuad A. A., Power System Control and Stability, IEEE Press, New York, 1994
  5. M. Pantoš et al., Zaščita elektroenergetskih sistemov, knjiga v pripravi.
  6. M. Pantoš:et al., Vodenje elektroenergetskih sistemov, knjiga v pripravi.

Bodi na tekočem

Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Tržaška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana

E:  dekanat@fe.uni-lj.si T:  01 4768 411