Department of Electronic Science/A.Y. 2019-20
Energy Management Systems and SCADA (MOOC Course)

Energy Management Systems and SCADA (MOOC Course)


Energy Management Systems (EMS) :

Energy Management Centers and Their Functions, Architectures, recent Developments Characteristics of Power Generating Units and Economic Dispatch. Unit Commitment (Spinning Reserve, Thermal, Hydro and Fuel Constraints); Solution techniques of Unit Commitment.

Generation Scheduling with Limited Energy.  nergy Production Cost – Cost Models, Budgeting and Planning, Practical Considerations. Interchange Evaluation for Regional Operations, Types of Interchanges. Exchange Costing Techniques.

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA):

Introduction to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. SCADA Functional requirements and Components. General features, Functions and Applications, Benefits. Configurations of SCADA, RTU (Remote Terminal Units) Connections.

Power Systems SCADA and SCADA in Power System Automation. SCADA Communication requirements., SCADA Communication protocols: Past Present and Future. Structure of a SCADA Communications Protocol.


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