M.E. Electronics(Instrumentation Control):Power System Instrumentation

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Measurement Science
Process Modeling and Control
Industrial Instrumentation and Control
Research Methodology
Artificial Intelligence Control Techniques

Second Semester

PC/Micro-controller based instrumentation
Virtual Instrumentation and its engineering applications
Trends in Bio-Medical Instrumentation

Third Semester

Thesis ( starts )

Fourth Semester


Power System Instrumentation

Power System Introduction: Structures of power systems. Conventional & unconventional sources of electric energy, Representation of power system components, Per unit (PU) system. Representation of power system components, Per unit (PU) system.

Energy Storage: Energy storage methods, Secondary batteries, Fuel cells, Hydrogen energy system. Energy management systems. Electronics instrumentation schemes adopted for energy conservation and energy audit.

Transmission lines: Inductance & resistance of transmission lines, Capacitance of transmission lines. Characteristics and performance of power transmission lines. Instrumentation scheme used for HVDC and EHVAC transmission systems.

Automatic Generation and Voltage Control: Load frequency control, Automatic voltage control, Digital LF controllers, Decentralized control, Load flow studies. Automatic load dispatch using computers, Software used for optimum generator allocation. Instrumentation scheme for operation and maintenance of generation units.

Instrumentation schemes for monitoring and control: Instrumentation schemes for monitoring and control of various parameters of power plants through control panels, Computer based data acquisition system for power plant operation, Maintenance and protection, Use of SCADA in power systems.

Signal Transmission Techniques: Analog pulse and digital modulation, AM, FM, AM and FM Transmitter and receiver, Digital Transmission Technique, Error detection

Power Plant Instrumentation: Hydroelectric Power Plant Instrumentation, Thermal Power Plant Instrumentation

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