Qualidade e Gestão de Energia (Ramo de Energia)

Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Ana Carla Vicente Vieira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should understand such issues as power quality, regulations and normalisation, the structure of national electricity sector, commercial relations and regulated fares.
They should be able to identify and calculate alternative ways of reducing consumption.

Program
Electrical Power Quality (PQ): Directives, Standards and Regulations; Terms and definitions related to PQ ; Sources and fundamental principles of protection for PQ problems; Monitoring PQ ;
Terms and definitions related to energy management;
Energy policies and electricity markets; Electricity rates and bill calculations. Load Management;
Energy conservation and rational use; Energy auditing.

Evaluation Methodology
Written Test (mandatory)- Ne>=8[0-20]; Team projects, public presentations and discussion of some of the projects and short essays proposed (mandatory) Ntp>=10[0-20]; Final Grade (NF) NF=0,7xNe+0,3Ntp.

Bibliography
- Turner, W. (1997). Energy Management Handbook. -: Fairmont Press, Inc
- Beaty, H. e McGranaghan, M. e Dugan, R. (1996). Electrical Power Systems Quality. -: McGraw-Hill
- Sá, A. (2008). GUIA DE APLICAÇÕES DE GESTÃO DE ENERGIA E EFICIÊNCIA ENERGÉTICA. Porto: Publindústria Edições Técnicas

Method of interaction
Lectures (28 hours), problem resolution, practical exercises and lab experiments (42 hours);Practical assignments (incorporated in 87 hours of self-study).

Software used in class