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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Power System Protection

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam

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Power System Protection is a very common core course for BTech in Electrical Engineering for State colleges and NITs. In IIT it is a part of the power system subject and an elective subject for BTech. Power System protection is almost common to all M tech programs in Power System in India. Note M Tech Power System curriculum is common to most of old IITs, NITs and state colleges which caters human resource for the whole electric supply systems of the country.This course will cover up-to-date technology in the field emphasizing the current practice in Indian systems and also make aware of the current challenges in the system in this domain.INTENDED AUDIENCE : B TECH (ELECTRICAL), B TECH (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS), M. TECH (ELECTRICAL)PREREQUISITES :POWER SYSTEM ENGINEERINGINDUSTRIES SUPPORT :POWER GRID, POSOCO, ALL STATE ELECTRICITY BOARDS, ABB, GE ( ALL HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING COMPANIES, GLOBAL)


Week 1: Introduction to modern power system protection- philosophy and approach- Digital protection technology overview;
Phasor measurement techniquesWeek 2: Phasor measurement techniquesWeek 3: Overcurrent protectionWeek 4: Directional RelayingWeek 5: Distance RelayingWeek 6: Distance Relaying
Week 7: CT and CVT response
Week 8: Transformer protectionWeek 9: Differential protection of LineWeek 10:Network Protection with Renewable sourcesWeek 11:Travelling wave approachWeek 12:Synchrophasor technology application

Taught by

Prof. Ashok Kumar Pradhan



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