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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

DC Microgrid

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and NPTEL via Swayam


This course is suitable for PG students studying in power electronics, power system and system & control subjects. The course details the fundamental concepts of microgrid and its components, types of microgrids, advantages of microgrid compared to the central conventional grid. Particularly the course describes general concepts and application, control strategies and principle of operation of DC microgrid. The course is very applicable for students and researchers from power system, power electronics and control system area who to do research in fast growing and emerging renewable energy technology. INTENDED AUDIENCE: M.Tech and PhD in Power electronics and Power system. PREREQUISITES: Power electronics, Power system and Control system INDUSTRY SUPPORT: ABB, GE, CESC



Week 1: Brief introduction and Concepts of Microgrid Week 2: Types of Microgrid system, Microgrids vs Central Conventional power system Week 3: AC and DC Microgrids, comparison between AC and DC Microgrids Week 4: Power Electronic Converters in Microgrid application, DC Microgrid Topologies Week 5: DC Power source components, application of DC Microgrids Week 6: DC Microgrid operations, Some Standards related with DC Power Circuit. Week 7: Control methods in DC Microgrid Week 8: Linear and nonlinear Stability system in DC Microgrid

Taught by

Prof. Avik Bhattacharya


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