Power System Protection(EE410)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Introduction to power system protection, Review of conventional power system protection schemes, Power Apparatus Protection: viz. Transformer, Motor, Generator, Bus bar, Transmission and Distribution line protection schemes, Introduction to Computer aided protection, Numeric Relay Hardware design, Digital protection algorithms, Recent trends in Power Apparatus Protection methodology, Concepts of adaptive relaying and application of soft computing methods in numeric relaying.


1. Warrington , Protective Relays – Their theory and practice, Volumes. I, II, and III , Chapman and Hall.
2. Arun G. Phadke , J. S. Thorpe, Computer Relaying for Power Systems, Research Studies Press.
3. Gerhard Ziegler, Numerical Distance Protection: Principles and Applications
4. A. T. Johns, S. K.Salman, Digital Protection for Power Systems , IEE, 1995.
5. M. S. Sachdev (Coordinator), IEEE Tutorial Course on Advancement in Microprocessor-based Protection and Communication, IEEE, 1979.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering