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EPECS'13 Tutorials

The Yildiz Technical University (YTU) organizes the third International Conference on Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems (EPECS’13) to be held in the YTU Davutpasa campus, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2-4, 2013.

EPECS’13 brings together international research scientists and eminent members of the electric power and energy industry to discuss the latest developments in order to better serve society. Conference participants include scientists from universities and industries from around the globe.

EPECS’13 organizes a series of tutorials presented by eminent experts from around the world. These tutorials focus on emerging concepts and technologies that have the potential to reshape the future of Electric Power and Energy Systems. Tutorial proposals are generally solicited from academia and industry and EPECS’13 organizing committee evaluates the proposals and shortlists the ones which are deemed to be most related to the conference theme and most beneficial to the local community.

Who Should Attend?

The tutorials will provide an informative, highly interactive and educational venue for systems engineering practitioners, managers, researchers, and educators to exchange valuable information and develop new synergies to address the complex issues and problems of complex systems and system-of-systems. The following attendees range from all levels and disciplines of engineering professionals are recommended to attend these tutorials:

  • Design and application engineers, Operation and maintenance engineers, Research & Development engineers, Engineering Managers, Consultants from power utilities, manufactures and Industrial sectors.
  • Strategists and business developers from companies of all sizes
  • Technology evangelists and entrepreneurs pushing their enterprise boundaries
  • Researchers and academics
  • Grad and undergrad engineering students  

To attend any of the tutorials, please fill in the registration form and send it to: selam@yildiz.edu.tr

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Tutorial 1

Date: 1 Oct 2013, 09:00-12:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Saifur RAHMAN,

Director, Virginia Tech Advanced Resea INSTITUTE, USA



Integration of Demand Response with Renewable Energy for Efficient Power System Operation

Part 1: Operational Issues for Wind Energy Technology

  • Wind turbine technology
  • Global deployment of wind energy technology
  • Interactions between wind electricity output and electrical power demand

Part 2: Operational Issues for Solar Energy Technology

  • Solar energy technologies – solar thermal and photovoltaics
  • Global deployment of solar energy technology
  • Interactions between solar electricity output and electrical power demand

Part 3: Demand Response Technologies

  • Demand response and demand side management (DSM)
  • Demand response technologies – supply side and demand side
  • Performance of demand response technologies

Part 4: Demand Response Planning and Operations

  • Sample demand response programs in operation
  • Customer incentives and participation
  • Impact of demand response on the electrical load shape


Professor Saifur Rahman is the founding director of the Advanced Research Institute (www.ari.vt.edu) at Virginia Tech where he is the Joseph R. Loring professor of electrical and computer engineering. He also directs the Center for Energy and the Global Environment (www.ceage.vt.edu). He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He is the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. He is a vice president of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) and a member-at-large of the IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee. Currently he is serving as the chair of the US Naitonal Science Foundation Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering. He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE PES, and has lectured on smart grid, energy efficient lighting solutions, renewable energy, demand response, distributed generation and critical infrastructure protection topics in over 30 countries on all six continents. He received his B.Sc degree in electrical engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1972, MS in electrical sciences from the State University of New York, Stony Brook in 1975 and PhD in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech in 1978.



Tutorial 2

Date: 2 Oct 2013, 14:00-17:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Ralph M. KENNEL

Institute for Electrical Drive Systems & Power Electronics Technical University of Munich, Germany



Encoderless Control of AC Drives

Introduction

  • Fundamental model methods
  • High frequency injection methods

Encoderless Control of Synchronous Machines

  • Machine response on high frequency injection voltages
  • Tracking of magnetic saliencies / anisotropies

Practical Results

  • Experiences with industrial drives
  • Experiences with different motor designs

Further Developments

  • ... what about “predictive” encoderless control ?strong>
  • ... what about wavelet technologies ?


Ralph M. Kennel was born in 1955 at Kaiserslautern (Germany). In 1979 he got his diploma degree and in 1984 his Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Kaiserslautern. From 1983 to 1999 he worked on several positions with Robert BOSCH GmbH (Germany). Until 1997 he was responsible for the development of servo drives. Dr. Kennel was one of the main supporters of VECON and SERCOS interface, two multi-company development projects for a microcontroller and a digital interface especially dedicated to servo drives. Furthermore he took actively part in the definition and release of new standards with respect to CE marking for servo drives Between 1997 and 1999 Dr. Kennel was responsible for "Advanced and Product Development of Fractional Horsepower Motors" in automotive applications. His main activity was preparing the introduction of brushless drive concepts to the automotive market. From 1994 to 1999 Dr. Kennel was appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (England, UK). From 1999 - 2008 he was Professor for Electrical Machines and Drives at Wuppertal University (Germany). Since 2008 he is Professor for Electrical Drive systems and Power Electronics at Technische Universtaet Muenchen (Germany). His main interests today are: Sensorless control of AC drives, predictive control of power electronics and Hardware-in-the-Loop systems. Dr. Kennel is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Fellow of IEE and a Chartered Engineer in the UK. Within IEEE he is Treasurer of the Germany Section as well as ECCE Global Partnership Chair of the Power Electronics society (PELS)

Tutorial 3

Date: 1 Oct 2013, 09:00-12:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Dr. Ehab F. El-Saadany

Canada Research Chair in Energy Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Ontario CANADA, Senior Member IEEE



Power Quality


This workshop addresses all the dimensions of Power Quality PQ issues including mitigation strategies. The focus is mainly on qualitative concepts and comprehensive coverage. This workshop introduces PQ definitions, limitations, related international standards and mathematical techniques for PQ analysis of Power Systems. The various kinds of PQ problems and their effect on the load/system equipment will be looked at in detail. The mitigation strategies like passive filtering, active and hybrid power filtering, static VAR compensation, DVR, UPQC, etc will be investigated. Areas covered include voltage sags, interruptions, transients, flickers, harmonics and modeling and simulation of utility systems.

WORKSHOP CONTENT

Introduction to Power Quality

Voltage Quality Issues; Causes and Effects

Current Quality; Causes and Effects

Power Quality Monitoring

Passive Mitigation Techniques of PQ Events


Dr. El-Saadany received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1986 and 1990, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree, also in electrical engineering in 1998 from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. Dr. El-Saadany joined the University of Waterloo as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2000 where currently he is a full Professor. Dr. El-Saadany’s main research is in the areas of distribution system operation and control, distributed generation, smart grid applications, self-healing mechanisms, power quality and MEMS micro power generators. His research was supported by different governmental agencies and utilities such as Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI), Ontario Research Fund (ORF), Ontario Center of Excellence (OCE) and Hydro One. Dr. El-Saadany is a senior member in the IEEE and registered Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Dr. El-Saadany’s research output includes over 90 journal articles, 3 patent, over 200 conference and technical reports. Dr. El-Saadany graduated 10 PhD and 11 MASc students and he is currently supervising 11 Ph.D and 3 MASc students. Through different agencies, Dr. El-Saadany has secured over $2.0 Million to fund his research and students. As recognition of his excellent research, Dr. El-Saadany received the prestigious Early Research Award from the Government of Ontario in 2007. In 2009 Dr. El-Saadany became a Canada Research Chair in Energy Systems in recognition of his contributions to the areas of Distributed Generation and Micro Grids. Dr. El-Saadany is the recipient of the UW Faculty of Engineering outstanding performance award in 2012.

Tutorial 4

Date: 1 Oct 2013, 14:00-17:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Dr. Ehab F. El-Saadany

Canada Research Chair in Energy Systems, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Ontario CANADA, Senior Member IEEE



Sustainable Distributed Generation


Conventionally electricity is generated in large central units that are connected to the high-voltage transmission system. The distribution networks are being used for delivering the electricity to the customers. Most electric distribution systems are designed, protected, and operated on the premise that there is a single source of electric power on each distribution feeder at any given time. Because interconnecting Distributed Resources (DR) (known as Distributed Generation DG) violates this basic assumption, there are special requirements for connecting to utility distribution systems. These technical requirements can be complex, blending traditional distribution engineering practices with added attention to power quality concerns, safety, and installation needs for advanced DR technologies. There are also many economical issues to be addressed due to the interconnection of different types of DG’s. Distributed generation (DG) has the potential to play an important role in a future sustainable energy system. Properly applied distributed generation, installed on a significant scale, can have very positive effects on the environment, energy efficiency, security of supply and price of electricity paid by consumers. However there are still barriers, technical and non-technical, that are limiting the introduction and use of DG. The main objective of this workshop is to provide up-to-date knowledge about the technical and economical issues relating to the integration of sustainable distribution generation. In addition to an introduction to various generating technologies, a more detailed part will be included discussing various applications of power electronics. The impacts of DG to the distribution system will be presented. The focus will be on electrical issues such as grid connection, losses, planning, protection, and control. In addition, the economical and regulatory issues will be addressed. Effects of DG on voltage regulation, relaying, losses, islanding and standards will be examined.

WORKSHOP CONTENT

Introduction

Distributed Generation (DG) Types

Distributed Generation Interfacing

Operational Control of Dispatchable DG Units

DG Effects on Distribution System Operation

DG Effects on System Protection


Dr. El-Saadany received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1986 and 1990, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree, also in electrical engineering in 1998 from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. Dr. El-Saadany joined the University of Waterloo as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2000 where currently he is a full Professor. Dr. El-Saadany’s main research is in the areas of distribution system operation and control, distributed generation, smart grid applications, self-healing mechanisms, power quality and MEMS micro power generators. His research was supported by different governmental agencies and utilities such as Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI), Ontario Research Fund (ORF), Ontario Center of Excellence (OCE) and Hydro One. Dr. El-Saadany is a senior member in the IEEE and registered Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Dr. El-Saadany’s research output includes over 90 journal articles, 3 patent, over 200 conference and technical reports. Dr. El-Saadany graduated 10 PhD and 11 MASc students and he is currently supervising 11 Ph.D and 3 MASc students. Through different agencies, Dr. El-Saadany has secured over $2.0 Million to fund his research and students. As recognition of his excellent research, Dr. El-Saadany received the prestigious Early Research Award from the Government of Ontario in 2007. In 2009 Dr. El-Saadany became a Canada Research Chair in Energy Systems in recognition of his contributions to the areas of Distributed Generation and Micro Grids. Dr. El-Saadany is the recipient of the UW Faculty of Engineering outstanding performance award in 2012.

Tutorial 5

Date: 1 Oct 2013, 09:00-12:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Dr. Ismail Kasikçi

University of Biberach



Earthing of Low and High Voltage Power Systems EN 50522, IEEE Std.80



WORKSHOP CONTENT

  • Terms and definitions
  • Earthing of power systems
  • Fundamental requirements
  • Design of earthing systems
  • Measures to avoid transferred potential
  • Construction of earthing systems
  • Maintainability
  • Method of calculating permissible touch voltages and body current
  • Method of calculating minimum dimensions of earth electrode materials ensuring mechanical strength and corrosion resistance
  • Current rating calculation of earthing conductors and earth electrodes
  • Measurements of earthing resistance


Professor Ismail Kasikçi, was born in 1952 in Denizli. He received two diplomas B.Sc. in electrical and electronics engineering from university of Darmstadt, and M.Phil and PhD from University of Brunel in England in the field of electrical engineering and microelectronics. He has more than 18 years of professional experience in planning and design of electrical power systems. First he worked for ABB Company in the construction of nuclear power plants and took specialized courses. Later he was employed by ITT for power systems and microelectronics where he served 15 years as a chief engineer. Professor Kasikçi joined the University of Biberach in 2002 where currently he is a full Professor. His main research area is design and protection of distribution power system, smart grids, solar and wind power connectivity requirements, focused on the IEC/EN and VDE regulations. He has published 15 books in German, English and Turkish and more than 60 international scientific publications. He is an active member in VDE and IEEE. He has been a member of the German norm group, K221 [IEC TC 64 (VDE 0100)] since 2005. Furthermore he has been involved in the regulation of IEC and EN in the educational system in Turkey since 1994.

Tutorial 6

Date: 1 Oct 2013, 14:00-17:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Prof. Dr. Ismail Kasikçi

University of Biberach



IEC standards for smart grids and protection



WORKSHOP CONTENT

  • Terms and definitions of the basics of smart grids and new energy systems
  • New concepts of electric power networks and developments
  • New switching and protection concepts, problems with Smart Grids – Challenges to Networks
  • Connection conditions of renewable energy Systems, variable Transformers Practical Examples
  • IEC 61850 - core standard for communication in Smart Grids
  • IEC 61968/70 - Uniform data models for Distribution and transmission Conversion IEC 61850 - IEC 61968
  • IEC TS 62351 - Information Security


Professor Ismail Kasikçi, was born in 1952 in Denizli. He received two diplomas B.Sc. in electrical and electronics engineering from university of Darmstadt, and M.Phil and PhD from University of Brunel in England in the field of electrical engineering and microelectronics. He has more than 18 years of professional experience in planning and design of electrical power systems. First he worked for ABB Company in the construction of nuclear power plants and took specialized courses. Later he was employed by ITT for power systems and microelectronics where he served 15 years as a chief engineer. Professor Kasikçi joined the University of Biberach in 2002 where currently he is a full Professor. His main research area is design and protection of distribution power system, smart grids, solar and wind power connectivity requirements, focused on the IEC/EN and VDE regulations. He has published 15 books in German, English and Turkish and more than 60 international scientific publications. He is an active member in VDE and IEEE. He has been a member of the German norm group, K221 [IEC TC 64 (VDE 0100)] since 2005. Furthermore he has been involved in the regulation of IEC and EN in the educational system in Turkey since 1994.

Tutorial 7

Date: 2 Oct 2013, 14:00-17:00 ---- Duration: 3 hours

Dr. Hakan P. Partal

Yildiz Technical University



Introduction to Smart Grid Communications



WORKSHOP CONTENT

  • Smart Grid Communication concepts and integration of communication technologies to SG
  • Assessment of Wireless Communication Technologies for SG Applications
  • Power Line Communications (PLC) in Smart Grid
  • EMC and RF Exposure issues in Smart Grid and Smart Devices
  • Review of wireless sensor networks for smart grid applications
  • Smart Home Prototype tour on YTU campus


HAKAN P. PARTAL received his BS degree from Yildiz Technical University (YTU) in Istanbul, Turkey and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, all in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an RF/Microwave Design Engineer from 2001 to 2011, with Herley Industries in Boston, MA, Elcom Technologies in Rockleigh, NJ, and Anaren Microwave in Syracuse, NY. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor with YTU and an Adjunct Faculty of Electrical Engineering with Syracuse University. His current activities include establishing an RF/Microwave R&D Lab and collaborations with RF & Wireless Industry, along with teaching and researching microwaves and wireless communication circuits at YTU in Istanbul. He has co-authored over 30 international journal and conference papers. He is a Senior IEEE member and, past Chair and current Vice Chair for the MTT/AP/EMC Chapter of the IEEE Syracuse Section.