EE 373 – Transmission and Distribution Systems
Course lecturer :
Dr Amani Attia
Course assistant :
Course objectives :
Understanding the reactive power (or VAR) control problem in interconnected power grids, Design VAR compensators for HV & EHV transmission systems and Gain a working knowledge of overhead transmission line supporting structures and structure spotting.
Course description :
Associate electrical circuit mathematical tools to study the effects of VAR compensators in improving the electrical performance of transmission lines.
Course assessment :
Drop quiz Solving assignment problem Reports & presentations Practical works / Mini project / Community Projects Midterm written exam final written exam
Recommended text books :
 Richerd E. Brown, “Electrical Power Distribution Reliability”, CRC Press, 2nd edition, 2013.
Recommended refrences :
 Hadi Saadat, “Power System Analysis,” 2nd Ed , McGraw Hill, USA, 2013.
 JoH. Wayne Beaty, \”Handbook of Electric Power Calculations,” 3rd Ed, McGraw Hill, USA, 2012.
 ABB Power T&D Company Inc., \”Electrical Transmission and Distribution Reference Book,\” 5th Ed., 1997.
 Rokosh D. Begamudre, \”Extra High Voltage Transmission Engineering,\” New Age International (P) Ltd. Publishers, 3rd Ed, 2006.
 Turan Gonen, \”Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design,\” 2nd Ed, CRC Press, 2009.
 Johm D. McDonald, \”Electric Power Substation Engineering,\” CRC Press LLC, USA, 2003.