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About the course

The structure and load patterns of a power distribution system are significantly different than transmission system. In addition, distribution systems are transitioning from passive to active with the adoption of distributed generation, storage, and smart-grid technologies. Therefore, the analysis tools developed for a transmission system will not be directly applicable to a distribution network. This course shall introduce the modeling of the components (feeders, distribution transformer, regulators, capacitors, loads, distributed generation, storage, etc.) and analysis methods (load flow, short-circuit, etc.), specially developed for the distribution system.

Who Should Attend

Students, Distribution Utility Engineers, College Teachers, and Industry Professionals


Week 1: Structure of a distribution system

1.1        Distribution feeder configurations and substation layouts

1.2        Nature of loads

Week 2: Approximate methods of analysis

2.1        Computation of transformer and feeder loading

2.2        “K” Factors, voltage drop and power loss calculations

2.3        Distribution of loads and various geometric configurations

Week 3, 4, 5: Modeling of distribution system  components

3.1        Overhead lines, feeders and cables

3.2        Single and three phase distribution transformers

3.3        Voltage regulators

3.4        Load models

3.5        Capacitor banks

3.6        Distributed generation

Week 6, 7, 8: Distribution system analysis

4.1        Load flow analysis: Backward/forward sweep

4.2        Load flow analysis: Direct approach

4.3        Load flow analysis: Direct approach for weakly meshed systems

4.4        Load flow analysis: Gauss Implicit Z-matrix Method

4.5        Short-circuit analysis: Sequence-components vs. phase-variable

4.6        Short-circuit analysis: LG, LLG, LLLG, and LL Faults

4.7        Short-circuit analysis: Weakly meshed system

4.8        Applications of distribution system analysis