Smart Grid Communication Protocols and Protection Schemes

Course Description

Structure of the remote control system - control levels, local and remote control, control centers. Data collection and distribution systems. Data encryption and protection. Communication protocols. "On-line" computer monitoring. Data Interface User Interfaces - Local Views, Monitors, and Video Walls. SCADA systems. Tone frequency control. Remote meter reading. Telemetry. Energy management. Communication media in energy systems. Local data networks. Serial data transmission. Optical cables. Transmission of data to power lines. Wireless transmission and mobile telephony. OPC servers. WEB servers.

Learning Outcomes

  1. describe the hierarchical levels and structure of the remote control system
  2. identify data acquisition systems
  3. telemetry communication protocols
  4. define user interfaces in the remote monitoring system
  5. apply SCADA application software tool
  6. distinguish the features of communication media used for remote monitoring and control
  7. prepare OPC server for SCADA application

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Seminars and workshops

Independent assignments

Multimedia and the internet

Laboratory

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Model of a communication protocol, Communication protocol analysis methods
  2. Communication protocol synthesis methods, Theoretical models of communication and coordination in a network; Modeling communication protocols with finite state automata, Petri nets, and process algebras, Communication protocols in distributed systems and networks; Case studies focused on IP networks
  3. Synchronized phasor measurement unit (PMU), Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS)
  4. Wide Area Protection System (WAPS), Wide Area Measurement, Protection and Control
  5. Examples and applications in Croatia and abroad
  6. Protection system development
  7. Protection schemes
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Overview of the industrial communication protocols in drive systems, Industrial communication protocols based on serial interface (Modbus, Profibus, CANbus), Industrial communication protocols based on ethernet interface (Industrial Ethernet, Profinet, Ethercat, BACnet)
  10. Actuator-sensor interface, Point-to-point communication in industry, IEC 61850 communication protocol in industry
  11. GSM communication in industry, Open user communication
  12. HMI (human-machine interface) and HMI functions for drives, SCADA systems
  13. Alarm archiving, event logging and trends, User accounts control and safety, Monitoring and diagnostics of drive systems
  14. Standards and categories of the safety functions, Types of safety functions in automation systems
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
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Control Systems and Robotics (profile)
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Data Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (2. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Elective Courses of the Profile (2. semester)
Electric Machines, Drives and Automation (profile)
Free Elective Courses (2. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (2. semester)
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Free Elective Courses (2. semester)
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Literature

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Exercises

Laboratory exercises

For students

General

ID 222629
  Summer semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
6 Exercises
6 Laboratory exercises

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