Subject

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Communications in Smartgrids

General details of the subject

Mode
Face-to-face degree course
Language
English

Description and contextualization of the subject

This course teaches the fundamental of communications in smart grids, and familiarizes the student with the communication architecture, networking protocols, security, and performance evaluation techniques currently deployed in real power systems. The main objective is to develop an understanding of the information and communications technology that enable the expanding field of smart grids.

Teaching staff

NameInstitutionCategoryDoctorTeaching profileAreaE-mail
CALVO SALOMON, PILAR MªUniversity of the Basque CountryProfesorado Adjunto (Ayudante Doctor/A)DoctorBilingualComputer Architecture and Technologypilarmaria.calvo@ehu.eus
LOPEZ DE IPIÑA PEÑA, MIREN KARMELEUniversity of the Basque CountryProfesorado PlenoDoctorBilingualSystems and Automatic Engineeringkarmele.ipina@ehu.eus
ANTON BALERDI, ELENEEindhoven University of TechnologyInvestigador Doctor RecienteDoctorScience of Computation and Artificial Intelligenceeleneant94@gmail.com

Competencies

NameWeight
Students should have updated knowledge about the advanced working techniques and methodologies related to the field of Smartgrids and distributed generation, particularly from the point of view of their control. 5.0 %
Awareness and application of the concepts and specifications of Smartgrids, their topologies, constituent components and basic dimensioning. 10.0 %
Applying computing and telecommunications tools as a support for control in Smartgrids and Distributed Generation. 55.0 %
Students should be able to communicate about the projects carried out working in multidisciplinary and multilingual national and international teams of professionals and researchers operating in the field of Smartgrids. 10.0 %
Students should be trained to understand and analyse technical documents, standards and scientific articles on the topic of the Master, and to apply them in the creation of work and research related to the field of Smartgrids. 20.0 %

Study types

TypeFace-to-face hoursNon face-to-face hoursTotal hours
Lecture-based101525
Applied classroom-based groups1522.537.5
Applied computer-based groups57.512.5

Training activities

NameHoursPercentage of classroom teaching
Drawing up reports and presentations18.00 %
Exercises30.050 %
Expositive classes10.0100 %
Presentation of projects2.0100 %
Systematised study15.00 %

Assessment systems

NameMinimum weightingMaximum weighting
Practical tasks10.0 % 30.0 %
Presentations10.0 % 20.0 %
Written examination30.0 % 70.0 %

Ordinary call: orientations and renunciation

30% hand-out exercises and project

70% exam

Extraordinary call: orientations and renunciation

30% hand-out exercises and project

70% exam

Temary

Course contents:

1. Introduction

2. Communications and architectures

3. Communication networks in Smart Grid

4. Security

5. Quality of Service

6. Access technologies

Bibliography

Compulsory materials

Website of the course: http://moodle.ehu.es/moodle

Basic bibliography

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 6/E. James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross. 2013. Addison-Wesley. ISBN-10: 0132856204 ¿ ISBN-13: 9780132856201.



Smart Grid Communications and Networking. Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han, H. Vincent Poor 2012. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107014138



Smart Grid. Fundamentals of Design and Analysis. James Momoh. IEEE Press. 2012

In-depth bibliography

Smart Grid Communications and Networking. Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han, H. Vincent Poor 2012. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107014138

Journals

Computer networks



IEEE Transactions On Industrial Electronics



IEEE Transactions On Industrial Informatics



Links

http://www.smartgridnews.com



http://smartgrid.ieee.org/ieee-smart-grid



http://www.ieee-isgt-2012.eu



http://www.abb.com/cawp/db0003db002698/e20b1b662e6554a1c12579c600525ea1.aspx



http://www.endesasmartgrids.com/index.php/es/



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