Introduction

This module, housed at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University, is an introduction to the principles of electrical power sytems for the second year Electrical and Electronic Engineering students. The following topics are covered during the course of this module:

  • Single and three-phase alternating current theory
  • Single and three-phase power transformers
  • Symmetrical components
  • Modelling of transmission lines
  • Steady-state operation of transmission lines
Please ensure that you read through the study guide for the module. English Version.

Study Material

The prescribed textbook for this module is:
Glover, J. D.; Sarma, M. S.,Power Systems Analysis and Design, Fourth Edition, CL Engineering, 2007, ISBN-13: 978-0-53-454884-1

Book Cover

There are many other books, articles and resources available on the subject, and we make a list of a few notable works on the Supplement page. We recommend that you immerse yourself into this field as thoroughly as possible.