Postgraduate Course: Power Conversion and Control (MSc) (PGEE11166)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course builds on the material covered in the 1st semester course Power Engineering Technologies 4. Specifically, it expands the study of power electronic converters and generators and machines in modern power systems.
Power Electronics material will cover the operation, control and simulation of a range of utility scale systems including: Grid-Tie Inverters, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) and High Voltage DC (HVDC) power transmission machine drives.
Electrical Machines material will focus of generator technology for renewable energy conversion are studied, including switched reluctance machines, permanent magnet generators and linear generators.
1. Introduction to Power Electronics for in Power Systems:
1.1. Felexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)
1.3. Inverter Connected Generation
2. Modelling of Voltage Source Inverters In Power Systems.
2.1. Switched Models
2.2. Time Averaged Models.
3. Grid Connected Inverters
3.1. Control of Real and Reactive Power Flows
3.2. Components of the Inverter Control System
3.2.2. Phase Locked Loop
3.2.3. Control Blocks
3.3. Two axis (d,q) Control of Three Phase Inverters
3.4. Modelling of Three Phase Converters
3.5. Harmonics and Filtering
3.6. Advanced Modulation Techniques (Space Vector PWM)
4. Machine Drives.
4.1. Vector Controlled Three Phase Drives
4.2. Switched Reluctance Drives
5. Voltage Source Inverter (VSC) HVDC
5.1. Review of Two Level and Multi-Level Approaches
5.2. Modular Multi-Level Converters.
5.2.1. Modulation and Power Flows
5.2.2. Sizing of Components
5.2.3. Control Blocks
5.3. DC Faults In VSC-HVDC Systems
- Generators for renewable energy.
- Switched reluctance motor drives.
- Permanent magnet generator.
- Linear generator.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Have a sound understanding of the operation of power electronic converters and their use in power systems applications such as Flexible AC Transmission Systems and High Voltage AC transmission
- Be able to explain how power electronic converters can be used to control electrical motors and generators.
- Be able to carry out calculations to perform designs and evaluate the performace of various topologies of power electronic converters and types of electrical machines used in renewable energy and other applications.
- Develop and understanding of machines/generators applied to renewable generation.
|Electric Machinery Fundamentals: Chapman (McGraw Hill)|
Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems: Wildi (Pearson Prentice Hall)
Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design, 3rd Edition : Mohan (Wiley)
Voltage-Sourced Converters in Power Systems: Modeling, Control, and Applications: Yazdani (Wiley)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Power Systems,Electrical Machines,Power Electronics,Power Converters,FACTS,HVDC
|Course organiser||Prof Stephen Finney
Tel: (0131 6)50 5724
|Course secretary||Mrs Megan Inch-Kellingray
Tel: (0131 6)51 7079