SYLLABUS 
ECE 325 Electric Energy System Components
Fall 2018 

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

 

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

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

             August 22 December 3 (about 40 lectures)

Lab:                MK227 (Time TBD)

Office hours:   Wednesday 11:00am-12:00pm (or by appointment) at MK612

GTAs:              Tianwei Xia (MK 207 txia4@vols.utk.edu) and Evan McKee (emckee5@vols.utk.edu)

 

Course Texts/Materials/Resources

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

           Course website in Fall 2016

 

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: (slides, Quiz 1)

o   history, power industry, generation, transmission and distribution of energy (Chapters 24, 25.0-25.1 & 26, slides)

           2 - Fundamentals of electrical circuits: (slides: 1, 2, 3, Quiz 2)

o   circuits, AC power, phasors, three-phase systems (Chapters 2,7&8)

Test 1 on Sections 1-2 (solution)

 

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

           4 - Transformers: (slides: 1, 2, 3, 4, Quiz 4)

o   ideal and practical transformers, per-unit system (Chapters 9-12)

           5 - Transmission lines (slides: 1, 2, Quiz 5):

o   parameters, models, equivalent circuit (Chapter 25)

Test 2 on Sections 1-2 (solution

 

           6 Induction motors: (slides 1, 2, 3, Quiz 6)

o   principles, applications and equivalent circuits (Chapters 13-15)

           7 Synchronous machines (slides: 1, 2):

o   synchronous generators and motors, other motors (Chapters 16-17)

           8 - Fundamentals of power electronics: (slides)

o   diodes, thyristors, switching converters (Chapter 21)

           9 Selected real problems (slides)

Final exam focusing on Sections 6-9

 

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

 

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

9/17 (Monday) in class or directly to Tianwei Xia at MK 207

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

9/28 (Friday) in class or to Tianwei Xia

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

10/10 (Wednesday) in class or to Tianwei Xia

4

         Read Chapters 9&10

         Answer these questions: 9-4, 9-5, 9-6, 9-7, 10-19, 10-28, 10-29, 10-30, 10-31

         Additional question regarding Example 10-10:

o   Calculate the actual apparent power of the 250kVA load when the voltage between terminals 1 and 2 is 69kV.

o   In order for the load to operate exactly at 250kVA apparent power, what is the new voltage between terminals 1 and 2?

Solution

10/26 (Friday)

5

         Read Chapters 11, 12 &25

         Answer these questions: 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

11/5 (Monday)

6

         Read Chapters 13.0-13.16, 15.0-15.9

         Answer Questions: 13-16, 13-23, 13-28, 15-2, 15-3, 15-4, 15-5

11/21 (Wednesday)

7

         Read chapters 16, 17 and 21 of the text book

         Answer questions:

o   Synchronous machines: 16-19, 16-22, 16-23, 16-24, 17-14, 17-15

o   Power electronics: 21-33, 21-34, 21-35

12/5 (Wednesday)

 

Course Requirements

 

Grading 

Homework:            25% 

Laboratory Exercises:                         10%

Quizzes:                          15%

Test 1:                               15% 

Test 2:                             15% 

Final Exam: 20% 

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%)