Pune University BE Exam Papers Smart Grid

Pune University BE Exam Papers Smart Grid

B.E. (Electrical Engineering)

SMART GRID (2008 Pattern) (Elective – II) (Sem. – I)

Time: 3 Hours]                                                                                              [Max. Marks :100

Instructions to the candidates:

1)            Answers to the two sections should be written in separate answer books.

2)             Solve Q1 orQ2, Q3 orQ4, Q5 or Q6 from Section -1 and Solve Q7 or Q8, Q9 or Q10, Q11 or Q12 from section – II.

3)            Figures to the right indicate full marks.

4)            Neat diagrams must be drawn wherever necessary.

5)            Assume suitable additional data, if necessary.


Q1) a) Define smart grid and give its functions.                                                              [8]

b) Give present development and international policies in smart grid. [10]


Q2) a) Difference between conventional grid and smart grid.                                       [8]

b) Explain the Resilient and self healing grid.                                                     [10]

Q3) a) Write a note on, “Real time prizing”.                                                                     [8]

b) Write a note on, “Vehicle to Grid”.                                                                      [8]


Q4) a) Explain how automatic meter reading can make the system smarter. [8] b) Explain, phase shifting transformer.                                                                                          [8]

Q5) a) Highlight on role of geographic information system in smart grid, and also give its function.                                                                                                             [8]

b) Write a note on, “IED”.                                                                                          [8]


Q6) a) Explain, the “Feeder Automation”. [8] b) Explain phase measurement unit and its importance in smart grid. [8]


Q7) a) Explain concept of microgrid, and its need and application.                 [10]

b) Write a note on, “Thin film solar cells”.                                                             [8]


Q8) a) Explain about protection and control of microgrid.                                [10]

b) Write a note on, “plastic and organic solar cells.                                               [8]

Q9) a) Explain EMC and its importance in smart grid.                                          [8]

b) Explain Web based power quality monitoring.                                                 [8]


Q10)a) High light the issues related to power quality in smart grid.                    [8]

b) Explain power quality conditioners for smart grid.                                          [8]

Q11)a) Give importance of HAN in smart grid.                                                      [8]

b) Write a note on, “IP based protocols”.                                                                [8]


Q12)a) How GPS can prove to be helpful for smart grid.                                      [8]

b) Explain cloud computing and its need.                                                               [8]

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