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# KTU B.Tech S5 Syllabus Electrical & Electronics Engineering

## KTU B.Tech S5 Syllabus Electrical & Electronics Engineering

EE301 POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND PROTECTION

MODULE I

Introduction: Typical layout of Power system Network
Generation of Electric Power:
Overview of conventional (Hydro, Thermal and Nuclear) and Nonconventional Sources (Solar and Wind) (Block Diagram and Brief Description Only)
Economics of Generation: Load factor, diversity factor, Load curve (Brief description only) Numerical Problems.
Methods of power factor improvement using capacitors

MODULE II

Power Transmission
Transmission Line Parameters: Resistance, inductance and capacitance of 1-Φ, 2 Φ, 2 wire lines wire lineswire lines wire lines wire lines-composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite conductors composite

FIRST INTERNAL EXAMINATION

MODULE III

Introduction of Overhead transmission and underground transmission
Conductors -types of conductors -copper, Aluminium and ACSR conductors -Volume of conductor required for various systems of transmission-Choice of transmission voltage, conductor size -Kelvin’s law.
Mechanical Characteristics of transmission lines – configuration-Types of Towers. Calculation of sag and tension- supports at equal and unequal heights -effect of wind and ice- sag template
Insulators -Different types -Voltage distribution, grading and string efficiency of suspension insulators. Corona -disruptive critical voltage -visual critical voltage -power loss due to corona -Factors affecting corona – interference on communication lines.
Underground Cables -types of cables -insulation resistance -voltage stress -grading of cables -capacitance of single core and 3 -core cables -current rating

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