SYLLABUS 
ECE 325 Electric Energy System Components
Fall 2016 

http://web.eecs.utk.edu/~kaisun/ECE325

Final exam solution is posted

Final exam summary and 11/28 slides have been posted

Instructor:      Kai Sun (MK612   Email: kaisun@utk.edu  Phone: 865-9743982)

Lectures:         9:05-9:55AM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at MK405

             August 17 November 29 (about 40 lectures)

Lab:                MK227 (Time TBD)

Office hours:   Wednesday 10:00-11:00am (or by appointment) at MK612

GTA:               Wenyun Ju (MK 207 wju1@vols.utk.edu)

 

Course Texts/Materials/Resources

           Textbook: Wildi - Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems (6th Edition) 

           Course website in Fall 2015

 

Prerequisite

ECE 202 Circuits II

 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, every student should have gained:

1.      A broad familiarity with the fundamental principles of basic electric energy system components.

2.      An understanding of the equipment needed for generation and delivery of bulk electric energy and basic steady-state analysis methods for power systems.

 

Course Outline

           1 - Introduction to power systems:

o   history, power industry, generation, transmission and distribution of energy (Chapters 24, 25.0-25.1 & 26, slides) (slides: part 1, part 2_updated, notes)

           2 - Fundamentals of electrical circuits:

o   circuits, AC power, phasors, three-phase systems (Chapters 2,7&8) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4)

Test 1 covering Sections 1-2 is scheduled on 9/23 (Fri) morning at 9:00-9:55AM in MK405 (closed book test: only a calculator and two double-side letter-size summary sheets are allowed) (solution)

           3 - Fundamentals of magnetic circuits and rotational motion (Chapters 2&3) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3)

           4 - Transformers:

o   ideal and practical transformers, per-unit system (Chapters 9-12) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3)

           5 - Transmission lines:

o   parameters, models, equivalent circuit (Chapter 25) (slides: part 1, part 2)

Test 2 covering Sections 3-5 is scheduled on 10/31 (Mon) morning at 9:00-9:55AM in MK405 (closed book test: only a calculator and two double-side letter-size summary sheets are allowed) (solution)

           6 Induction motors:

o   principles, applications and equivalent circuits (Chapters 13-15) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4)

           7 Synchronous machines:

o   synchronous generators and motors, other motors (Chapters 16-17) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3)

           8 - Fundamentals of power electronics:

o   diodes, thyristors, switching converters (Chapter 21) (slides: part 1, part 2, part 3)

           9 - Overview of power system analysis and emerging issues (slides)

Final exam covering Sections 6-9

           Laboratory exercises: 1) transformer voltage regulation, (2) induction motor, (3) synchronous motor

Final Exam covering Sections 6-8 is scheduled on 12/5 (Mon) morning at 8:00-10:00AM in MK405 (closed book test: only a calculator and two double-side letter-size summary sheets are allowed) (summary, 2015 exam, 2016 solution)

 

 

Homework

No.

Homework

Due Date

1

         Read Ch. 2.0-2.15, 2.32-2.39

         Answer Questions 2-1, 2-2, 2-10, 2-15, 2-26 and recalculate Example 2-16 by

o   assuming opposite directions for I2 and I3,

o   applying KVL to loops BADB (CCW) and BCADB (CCW), and

o   applying KCL to node B.

Solution

9/7 (Wed) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

2

         Read Ch. 7, Ch. 8

         Answer Questions 7-11, 7-13, 7-14, 7-17, 7-20, 7-22, 8-15, 8-22, 8-23

Solution

9/19 (Mon) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

3

         Read Ch. 2.16-2.31, 3.0-3.14

         Answer Questions 2-5, 2-8, 2-9, 3-12, 3-17, 3-18, 3-19

Solution

9/30 (Fri) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu before 10/2 (Sun)

4

         Read Chapters 9&10

         Answer Questions:

o   Prove the polarity test (textbook chapter 10.7; slide #21): The polarity is additive if |Ex|>|Ep| or, otherwise, is subtractive

o   9-4, 9-5, 9-6, 9-7, 10-19, 10-28, 10-29, 10-30, 10-31

Solution

10/14 (Fri) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

5

         Read Chapters 11, 12 &25

         Answer Questions:

o   11-7, 11-8, 11-9, 12-2, 12-7, 12-8, 25-11, 25-12, 25-13, 25-14, 25-15, 25-16, 25-17, 25-18, 25-21

Solution

10/26 (Wed) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

6

         Read Chapters 13.0-13.16, 15.0-15.9

         Answer Questions:

o   13-16, 13-23, 13-24, 13-28, 15-2, 15-3, 15-4, 15-5

Solution

11/4 (Fri) in class or directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

7

         Read Chapters 16 and 17

         Answer Questions:

o   16-8, 16-16, 16-19, 16-22, 16-23, 16-24, 17-13, 17-14, 17-15, 17-19

Solution

11/16 (Wed) directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

8

         Read Chapter 21

         Answer Questions:

o   21-25, 21-26, 21-33, 21-34, 21-35

Solution

11/29 (Tuesday) directly to Wenyun at MK 207 or wju1@vols.utk.edu

 

Course Requirements

 

Grading 

Homework and Quizzes:                   25% 

Laboratory Exercises:                       10%

Test 1:                               20% 

Test 2:                             20% 

Final Exam: 25% 

Total                                                  100%

 A (90% and up), A- (85-90%), B+ (80-85%), B (76-80%), B- (72-76%), C+ (68-72%), C (64-68%), C- (60-64%)