|Program of Graduate Studies||Smart Grid Energy Systems|
|Semester||Semester 2 – Spring|
|Weekly Teaching Hours||3|
Measurements and Control: Introduction to sensors, basic principles and technical characteristics of sensors, sources of error, analog and digital sensors. Measurement errors. Measurement of voltage, current and resistance. Measurement of temperature, pressure and deformation. Disturbances and noise in measurement systems. Measuring Amplifiers. Processing measurement signals. Signal generators. A/D converters. D/A converters. Sampling, holding and multiplexing circuits. Basic control concept. Micro controllers. Programmable logic controllers. Industrial networks and SCADA systems.
Power electronics: Power Diodes. Power transistor (Bipolar and MOSFET). Thyristors. IGBT. Single Phase and Three Phase Rectifiers. Alternating Voltage Regulators. Switching DC-DC Converters. Voltage Source Inverters and Current Source Inverters. Control of DC motors. Control of Three-Phase Induction Motors. Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Voltage Stabilizers.