This course provides best practices of modern distribution power systems.
Participants will examine the practical aspects of the technologies, design and implementation, smart grid applications and sensing; demand side management, smart grid economics, microgrids and distributed energy resources, and fault location and service restoration (FLSIR).
- Overview of traditional of distribution systems
- Modern and future distribution systems
- Smart grid
- Distributed energy resources (DER)
- Challenges of integrating of distributed energy resources into the distribution systems
- Conservation voltage reduction
- Advanced protection systems, feeder automation and reconfiguration
- Fault location, Isolation and Service Restoration (FLSIR)
- Engineering economics for smart grid
- Road mapping
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Grasp the structure of the evolving distribution systems
- Learn the nature of distribution loads and their characterization
- Master the depth of distribution reliability and relevance of reliability indices
- Assimilate the impact of distribution feeder voltage regulation
- Understand the value of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) in today’s dx system
- Comprehend the impacts of selected distribution automation applications
- Identify the challenges with Distributed Energy Resources on dx systems
- Learn the salient points of smart meters, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and applications, Distribution Management Systems (DMS), and Outage Management System (OMS)
Course Typically Offered: Online in Summer and Winter quarters.
Next Step: After completing this course, consider taking other courses in the Power Systems Engineering certificate program to continue learning.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Number: ECE-40314
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)