# EECS 163 Power Systems (2012-2013)

#### EECS 163 Power Systems

**EECS 163 Power Systems (Credit Units: 4)** Generation, transmission, and use of electrical energy. Fault calculation, protection, stability, and power flow. Corequisite: EECS163L. Prerequisite: EECS70B. (Design units: 1)

Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers.

1. Describe the principle of the electrical power generation and distribution system. (EAC a, EAC b)

2. Calculate the power flow of single and three phase systems. (EAC a, EAC b)

3. Perform fault calculation and network protection. (EAC b)

4. Do dynamic stability analysis. (EAC b)

AC circuit theory. Upper division standing. Facility in using a computer language and familiarity with UCI computers.

- AC power networks: review of phasors and power.
- Polyphase networks: concept of symmetrical components.
- Transformers, transmission lines.
- Power flow calculations.
- Fault calculations and network protection.
- Transients in power systems, stability.

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

- Use of program package furnished with the text. (9 programs)
- Write special purpose programs.

- Basic measurements of real and reactive power, polyphase power
- Use of instrument transformers
- Computer solutions of network and power flow equations
- Synchronous machine characteristics
- Transformer connections (3-phase)

Contributes toward the Electrical Engineering Topics Courses and Major Design experience.

Use the circuit theory and magnetic theory to analyze the power system. Use hands on experiments to measure the power system parameters. (40%)

- Midterm exam: 30%
- Final exam: 40%
- Home work: 20%
- Class participation: 10%
- Total: 100%

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 1.0 credit units