Smart Grid Professional Workshop Series


Power System Fundamentals

This is a course on the power system fundamentals and in this course, we will answer questions such as (1) What are the basic concepts of power systems? and, (2) What are the various components of the grid and how do they work?
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Available AnytimeOnlineDr. Mani VadariStandalone195.00Register

From a physical component perspective, this course provides an insight into components such as AC Generator, Transformer, Transmission & Distribution Lines, Switchgear, Volt/VAR Devices, Protective Relays, Smart Grid Advanced Components. From a physical concept perspective, this course covers some fundamental concepts such as AC vs. DC, Single-Phase vs. Three-Phase and Phasors. Lastly, this course also covers other key business concepts such as balancing authority, unit commitment, how generation and transmission capacity managed?

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