CSVTU BE VI Semester Power System Planning & Reliability Syllabus

CSVTU BE VI Semester Power System Planning & Reliability Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th Branch: Electrical Engineering.

 Subject:Power System Planning & Reliability

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tut Periods: 12

 Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

 Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2


 Review of probability theory element of probability theory Probability distribution, Random variable,

Density & distribution functions, Mathematical expectation, Binominal distribution, Possion distribution,

Normal distribution, Exponential distribution, and Weibull distribution.


Reliability of engineering systems Component reliability, Hazard models, Reliability of systems with nonrepairable

components, series, parallel, series-Parallel, Parallel-Series configurations, Non-series-parallel

configurations, Minimal tie-set, minimal cut-set and decomposition methods, Repairable systems,

MARKOV process, Long term reliability Power System reliability.


Reliability of engineering systems Reliability model of a generating unit, State space methods, Combining

states, Sequential addition method, Load modeling, Cumulative load model, Merging of generation and

load models, Loss of load probability, percentage energy loss, Probability and frequency of failure,

operating reserve calculations.


Power Network Reliability Weather effect on transmission lines, Common mode failures, Switching after

fauls, three, state components, Normally open paths, Distribution system reliability.

Composite System Reliability Bulk Power supply systems, Effect of varying load, Inter connected

systems, Correlated and uncorrelated load models, cost and worth of reliability.


Reliability Improvement & Testing proper Design simplicity, Component improvement Testing Plans, time

censored & sequential reliability tests, accelerated life test, environment test, Reliability estimations.


1. J.Endreny, Reliability Modeling in Electric Power Systems, John Wiley & Sons.

2. Roy Billinton & Ronald, Nallan, Reliability Evaluation of Power systems, Plenum Press, New York

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