EE6531 Selected Topics in Smart Grid Technologies

Basic concepts and structures of micro-grid, smart grid, and vehicular technologies are discussed in this module. Major topics covered are: power converters for smart grid, electric and fuel cell vehicles, battery management system, Intelligent multi-agent control and cyber security of smart grid, system level issues, and recent development in such emerging technologies.

EE4502 Electric Drives and Control

Motion control in industrial, commercial and transportation systems is carried out using electric drives. This module provides students with the working knowledge of various components of an electrical drive system and their control for efficient energy conversion. Students would be taught the basic principle of operation of variable speed DC and AC Drive systems. After completion of this module, students are expected to select and size electrical drives for any given application and should be able to perform design of different drive components. The topics covered are: Characteristics and sizing of power semiconductor controlled electric drives; DC motor drives: speed and torque control; Induction motor drives: voltage control and variable frequency control; Drives application examples.


EE4501 Power System Management & Protection

Robust and reliable power supply is a backbone of any industrial society. This module provides necessary analytical tools required to assess the performance of existing electric power systems under various operating conditions and also to plan the future expansion of such systems. In addition, it introduces various protection schemes employed in the industry. It adequately prepares students seeking employment in the electric energy related industries. The topics covered are: Modeling of power systems: bus admittance and bus impedance matrices, network building algorithms; Load flow studies: problem formulation, computer solution techniques, applications; Fault analysis: symmetrical components, sequence impedance networks, symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults; Protection: components, relay coordination; Protection of distribution systems; Differential, and earth fault protection systems.

EE2025 Power Electronics

Power electronics is an enabling technology used widely in electric power processing unit. It is an integral part of all electronic equipment from household appliances through information technology to transportation systems. This module provides basic working principles and their design for generic power electronic converter circuits. After going through this module students should be able to analyze, evaluate and carry out basic design of power electronic circuits for a large variety of applications. The topics covered are: Power semiconductor devices and terminal characteristics. Switching circuits design and protection circuits. AC-DC converters, DC-DC converters and DC-AC converters: basic analysis and performance evaluation.

EE3505C – Electrical Energy Systems

The module covers generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy in large-scale modern power system. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to model, analyze, and predict the performance of three-phase systems, transformers, and transmission and distribution networks. The topics covered are: three-phase systems; real, reactive and apparent power. rotating magnetic field; synchronous and asynchronous machines; transformers; single line representation of three-phase systems; per unit notation; electricity transmission networks; high voltage cables; distribution systems; Singapore electricity network; power quality; harmonics; and environmental considerations.


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