Disturbances and Protection of Synchronous Machines

Course Description

Operational problems (faults and disturbances) in synchronous generator operation. Internal faults. Asymmetrical loadings and asynchronous operation. Development trends in the relay protection of generators. Local man - relay interfaces. Communication at the block and power plant levels. Sources of disturbances and protective measures. Selecting instrument transformers. Selection of a generator s relay protection and step-up transformers. System for automatic disconnection of power systems.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


Mulukutla S. Sarma (1996.), Electric Machines, Cl-Engineering
P. Rush (2002.), Network Protection and Automation Guide, Alstom T&D, Levallois-Perret, France
R. R. Cichowski (2001.), Netzschutztechnik, , VDE Verlag GMBH, VWEW Energieverlag, Frankfurt am Main


ID 154833
  Summer semester
L0 English Level