Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ESE5401 Power Systems Analysis Fall 3 0 3 8
The course opens with the approval of the Department at the beginning of each semester

Basic information

Language of instruction: En
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi GÜRKAN SOYKAN
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi GÜRKAN SOYKAN
Course Objectives: The students will understand the stability of a power system and will be able to the dynamics of a 3-phase synchronous machine during disturbances and will be compute the stability of a machine using the equal area criteria, and perform numerical integration to solve for the dynamic solution of a perturbed system in the single and multy machine system.

Learning Outputs

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1) Learn Fundamentals of stability for the energy systems
2) Learn Mathematical models of the Synchronous Generators
3) Learn Analysis Numerical Methods for the Stability Analysis
4) Learn Graphical Methods of the Transient Stability analysis
5) Learn Mathematical models of the Multi Machine System
6) Learn Analysis of the Multi Machine System

Course Content

Definitions of stability in energy systems, simulation methods, swing equation, equal area criterion, mathematical model of synchronous machines, excitation and mechanical regulator models, multi-machine system modelling, numerical methods, and stability analysis of a single and multi-machine systems.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Basic concepts
2) Power system modelling; generators, transformer, loads, Per-Unit system
3) Power system modelling; generators, transformer, loads, Per-Unit system
4) Transmission lines and modelling
5) Transmission lines and modelling
6) Bus admittance matrix
7) Bus admittance matrix
8) Power-flow solutions
9) Power-flow solutions
10) Power-flow solutions
11) Fault analysis
12) Bus impedance matrix
13) Fault analyis
14) Fault analyis


Course Notes: 1. Tacer M.E., "Enerji Sistemlerinde Kararlılık", İTÜ,Sayı 1407, 1990. 2. Kundor P., "Power System Stability and Control",Mc Graw Hill Inc.NewYork, Toronto, 1994
References: 1.Saadat, H.: ‘Power System Analysis’, (Second Edition, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, 2002, Isbn 0072848693)

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 0 % 0
Laboratory 0 % 0
Application 0 % 0
Field Work 0 % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 % 0
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Presentation 0 % 0
Project 1 % 10
Seminar 0 % 0
Midterms 1 % 30
Preliminary Jury 0 % 0
Final 1 % 50
Paper Submission 0 % 0
Jury 0 % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 140
Presentations / Seminar
Project 1 20
Homework Assignments
Preliminary Jury
Midterms 1 2
Paper Submission
Final 1 2
Total Workload 206

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Have sufficient theoretical background in mathematics, basic sciences and other related engineering areas and to be able to use this background in the field of energy systems engineering. 5
2) Be able to identify, formulate and solve energy systems engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment. 5
3) Be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results. 5
4) Be able to access information, to do research and use databases and other information sources. 3
5) Have an aptitude, capability and inclination for life-long learning. 3
6) Be able to take responsibility for him/herself and for colleagues and employees to solve unpredicted complex problems encountered in practice individually or as a group member. 3
7) Develop an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 2
8) Develop an ability to apply the fundamentals of engineering mathematics and sciences into the field of energy conversion. 4
9) Develop an understanding of the obligations for implementing sustainable engineering solutions. 3
10) Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability 4
11) Realize all steps of a thesis or a project work, such as literature survey, method developing and implementation, classification and discussion of the results, etc.