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Master of Science in Electrical Power System

By graduation, students will be able:
A. Knowledge and Understanding

At the end of the programme students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and
understanding of the:
A1. Advanced concepts, principles and theories of power system components
A2. Theory of power system operation
A3. Power system protection techniques
A4. Describe and classify power quality issues in a power system
A5. Understand and effectively use standards for quantifying power quality
A6. Analyses of power systems harmonics and transient through multiple methods
A7. Recognize symptoms of power quality deviations or distortions associated with three
phase systems
A8. Load forecasting and optimal load scheduling for secure energy supply and use
A9. Working principles of FACTs and HVDC system and AC power transmission
improvement by use of FACTs7
B. Cognitive/ Intellectual Skills/ Application of Knowledge
At the end of the programme students should be able to:
B1. Identify appropriate methodology to investigate power quality issues
B2. Apply appropriate power quality standards to quantify power quality in systems
B3. Apply skills in investigating power quality issues in distributed systems
B4. Apply acquired skills for power quality systems
B5. Identify and design solutions for power quality improvements
B6. Manage continuous energy supply and use
B7. Apply professional knowledge to operate power system components
B8. Identify types of disturbances that can happen in power system
B9. Mitigate the time and effects of disturbances in power systems
B10. Identify the different types of FACTs and HVDC systems in electrical power systems.
C. Communication/ICT/Numeracy/Analytic Techniques/Practical Skills
At the end of the programme students should be able to:
C1. Apply the appropriate techniques of power quality analysis they have learned to review
and critically analyse power quality problems and propose appropriate solutions
C2. Identify and describe the sources of practical power quality issues
C3. Demonstrate an awareness of power quality indices, standards and models in selected
case studies
C4. Demonstrate awareness of power quality deviation symptoms and effectively
communicate same
C5. Identify and describe, at each time, the running condition of power
C6. Compare available energy supply to load, and take appropriate measures in case of
inequality between energy supply and use
C7. Demonstrate an awareness of troubleshooting procedures in power systems
C8. Demonstrate strong technical skills in power protection
C9. Simulate FACTs or HVDC systems with appropriate software
D. General transferable skills
At the end of the programme students should be able to:
D1. Effectively apply their knowledge of power quality in different power systems including
distributed systems
D2. Work effectively as a research team member in the implementation power quality
improvements
D3. Show sufficient knowledge and understanding the social impact of power quality issues8
D4. Balance energy supply end use
D5. Use competently the tools and techniques of protection to short and long time
disturbances in power systems
D6. Improve AC transmission and distribution systems
D7. Get enough knowledge of understanding of the use of FACTs or HVDC systems;
D8. Efficiently disseminate scientific research findings within the community and outside, to
the research sphere for inter-disciplinary cooperation for increased visibility;

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