6.691 Seminar in Electric Power Systems


Class Info

Planning and operation of modern electric power systems. Content varies with current interests of instructor and class; emphasis on engineering aspects, but economic issues may be examined. Core topics include overview of power system structure and operation; representation of components, including transmission lines, transformers, generating plants, loads; power flow analysis, dynamics and control of multimachine systems, steady-state and transient stability, system protection; economic dispatch; mobil and isolated power systems; computation and simulation.

This class has 6.061, and 6.690 as prerequisites.

6.691 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. L. Kirtley.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2012 Subject Evaluations, 6.691 was rated 5.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Seminar in Electric Power Systems site.

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