Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5670474
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670374
The course set above should be completed before taking EE474 DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS.

Course Content

Basic considerations. Load characteristics and forecasting methods. Distribution substations. Subtransmission, primary and secondary distribution. Choice of voltage levels. Operational characteristics of cables, aerial lines and transformers. System voltage regulation. Power factor correction. Fusegear, switchgear, current and voltage transformers. Overcurrent and thermal protection. Earthing methods. Economics of distribution systems.