University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota


Advanced Power Systems

Course Learning Objectives 

Course Description 

The course is divided into the following topics with each topic having several modules in them

  1. Advanced Topics in Power System Protection
    • Protection, Control and Monitoring by Mark Adamiak
    • Digital Relays by Bogdan Kasztenny
    • Surge Protection and Insulation Coordination by Dharshana Muthumuni (coming soon)
  2. Power System Grid Management
    • Grid Management and PMUs by Jay Giri
    • Weather Forecasting, Energy Markets and Wind Energy Dispatch by Mark Ahlstrom
    • Cyber Security for Power Systems by Manimaran Govindarasu (coming soon)
  3. Power System Planning
    • Power System Planning by Hyde Merrill
    • Demand Side Management by Clark Gellings
    • Transient Stability by Tom Overbye
  4. Power System Reliability and Demand Forecasting
    • Power System Reliability by Chanan Singh
    • Short Term Demand Forecasting by Gerald Shelbe
  5. Distribution System Engineering
    • Distribution Generation and Interconnection by Michael Ropp
    • Power Quality by Surya Santoso

Slides for Video Clips 

Course Video Clips 

  1. Advanced Topics in Power System Protection
  2. Power System Grid Management
  3. Power System Planning
  4. Power System Reliability and Demand Forecasting
  5. Distribution System Engineering

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Power Systems

Electric Power Systems Electricity Markets Power Generation Operation and Control
Power System Protection Advanced Power Systems High Voltage technology related to Power Systems

Power Electronics

Power Electronics Advanced Power Electronics I Advanced Power Electronics II

Electric Machines & Drives

Electrics Machines and Drives           Electric Machine Design
Vector Control of Drives           Vector Control of Drives

Renewable Energy

Wind Energy Essentials

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