The laboratory has facilities to perform various measurements as well as instruments for data acquisition and control tasks this include high performance digital scopes, HP Network Analyzer, Arbitrary waveform generator, power quality and harmonic measurement instruments, Electromagnetic field measurement instrument and a modern power system transient simulator. It is equipped with a set of GPS satellite receivers and precise measurement systems using the timing signal provided by these satellites. The lab has several PCs and Sun workstations, and our research software includes EMTP, EMTDC, Saber, Ansoft, ETMSP, MATLAB, Mathematica, etc. The laboratory supports research and training of graduate as well as undergraduate students. The laboratory is located in Whittemore Hall (the Electrical Engineering Building) and will have unlimited availability to various research projects.
Power System Protection Laboratory
The protection lab is capable of offering both software and hardware experiments for power system protection. It is equipped with instrumentation of current, voltage and power & energy, and several relay testing devices such as the Doble relay testing systems.
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