New Course on HVDC Transmission

Date Published: 
October 23, 2014

Offered as ECGR 4090/5090 /ENER 6000 SPECIAL TOPICS: HVDC TRANSMISSION AND TECHNOLOGY, this course focuses on applications of the HVDC technologies in transmission of electric energy. Benefits, design aspects and dynamic performance of the HVDC systems will be discussed. Modern converter topologies, cable technologies, control and interconnection with AC grids will be studied.

Pre- or Co-requisites: Knowledge of power networks analysis, calculus and differential equations, elementary matrix analysis, basic principles of power electronics and control.

Objectives of the Course:

  • Understand and be able to model and design basic HVDC converters.
  • Analyze HVDC transmission line operation.
  • Be able to analyze the interconnection with an AC line.

When and Where:  Spring 2015, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM in EPIC 1243.

Who Is Teaching:  Dr. Fahrudin Mekic, Director for Marketing & Sales at ABB Inc. -Adjunct Professor

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EPIC Internal Contact:

Dr. Maciej A. Noras, ET/EPIC

Dr. Johan Enslin, ECE/EPIC