Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Wei Sun


COURSES TAUGHT & DEVELOPED
 
EEL4216 Fundamentals of Electric Power Systems (Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
Course Description:This is introductory course to power systems engineering. It covers topics from power system design, to system operation under normal and emergent conditions. The course is designed to equip students with basic knowledge of power systems, and prepare students for entry-level power engineering jobs as well as advanced study.
Textbook: J. D. Glover, M. S. Sarma, and T. J. Overbye, Power System Analysis and Design, 5th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2011.

EEL5255 Advanced Power Systems Analysis (Fall 2015, Fall 2017)
Course Description:This is an advanced course to power systems engineering, designed to provide a student with the knowledge of steady-state analysis in power system operation. Course content includes power flow analysis, state estimation, power system security, automatic generation control, voltage stability, economic dispatch, optimal power flow, unit commitment.
Textbook: Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, Gerald B. Sheble, Power Generation, Operation, and Control, 3rd Edition, Wiley, 2013.

EEL5937 Advanced Microgrid Design and Operation (Spring 2018)
Course Description:This is an advanced course to power systems engineering, designed to provide students with the knowledge of Microgrid system fundamentals, design, and operation. Course content includes Microgrids’ place in the overall smart grid, islanded operation, renewable generation integration, protection schemes, controls and operation, and future potential for Microgrids in the overall changing energy landscape.
Textbook: Nikos Hatziargyriou, Microgrids: Architectures and Control, Wiley/IEEE Press, 2014.

EEL6269 Advanced Topics in Power Engineering (Fall 2016)
Course Description:This is an advanced course to power systems engineering, designed to provide students with the knowledge of distribution engineering. This course is to analyze electrical distribution grid with approximate and exact approaches in order to determine the power losses and voltage profile of a distribution feeder. It will also introduce the advanced distribution management system and microgrid management system.
Textbook: W. H. Kersting, Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, CRC Press, 3rd ed., Jan. 2012.

EEL6269 Advanced Topics in Power Engineering (Spring 2016)
Course Description:This is an advanced course to power systems engineering, designed to provide students with the knowledge of power system resilience. Course content includes power outages and blackouts, natural disasters, restoration of generation, transmission and distribution, renewable generators, distributed energy resources, electric vehicles, microgrids, phasor measurement units, interaction with telecommunication and transportation systems, resilience metrics, etc.

EE434/L Power System Analysis and Lab (Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014) (Developed @ South Dakota State University by Dr. Sun)
Course Description: This is an introductory course to power systems engineering, designed to provide a student with the basics required for an entry-level power engineer as well as a foundation for advanced study. Course content includes an introduction to power systems and the electric power industry; phasors; three-phase concepts; transformers; the per-unit system; modeling of transmission lines; network matrices; power flow analysis; fault analysis, and protection.
Textbook: J. D. Glover, M. S. Sarma, and T. J. Overbye , Power System Analysis and Design, 5th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2011.

EE733 Advanced Power System (Fall 2013, Fall 2014) (Developed @ South Dakota State University by Dr. Sun)
Course Description: This is an advanced course to power systems engineering, designed to provide a student with the knowledge of steady-state analysis in power system operation. Course content includes power flow analysis, state estimation, power system security, automatic generation control, economic dispatch, optimal power flow, unit commitment, fuel scheduling, and production cost modeling.
Textbook: Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, Gerald B. Sheble, Power Generation, Operation, and Control, 3rd Edition, Wiley, 2013.

EE734 Power System Dynamics (Spring 2015) (Developed @ South Dakota State University by Dr. Sun)
Course Description: This course will mainly cover modeling, analysis and mitigation of power system stability and control problems. Planning and operations of a modern interconnected power grid under disturbances to ensure system performance and reliability will also be covered.
Textbook: P. M. Anderson, A. A. Fouad, Power System Control and Stability, 2nd Edition, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2003


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