Optimal Operation of Power System (EE362)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Economic operation of power systems: Economic load dispatch, Unit Commitment.  Load frequency control : Modeling of components of generating systems , Concept of coherent units, Operation of single area. Introduction to Multi-area systems.  Sources of Reactive power.  Introduction to contingency analysis. State Estimation: Importance of State Estimation,  DC State Estimation.  Energy interchange evaluation.


1. O. I. Elgerd, Electric Energy Systems Theory: An Introduction, McGraw-Hill, 1971.
2. I. J. Nagrath, D.P. Kothari, Modern Power System Analysis, TMH.
3. S. S. Rao , Optimisation Theory and Applications.
4. Allen J. Wood , Bruce F. Wollenberg , Power Generation Operation and Control, 2nd Edition, John Wiley and Sons,1996.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Shubhanga K N

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Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
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