Transmission & Distribution Faculty Research

Gonzaga's T&D courses are taught by engineers in the power industry with decades of research and design experience. Here are just two of them: 


Gonzaga T&D Faculty Research and Publications:

Cummins, H.  PI-Smart Grid Investment Grant Program (SGIG) administered by the Department of Energy. Avista

Cummins, H. The Distribution System of the Future...Today. Webcast Event, Thursday Mar 31, 2011. Energy Central.

Cummins, H. Building a Network for Distribution Automation - Case Study and Best Practices for Smart Grid Deployment. Smart Grid Virtual Summit. June 29-30, 2011

Flerchinger, W., et al.  Solar Generation Control With Time-Synchronized Phasors. PV Powered, Northern Plains Power Technologies, and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.  20100914  TP6453-01.

Gers, J. Stability Concepts and Setting of OOS Relays, III Seminar on Operation, Control and Stability of Power Systems, Barranquilla Colombia, September 2010
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Henville, C. 2006 RAS and Stretched Power Systems, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2006.

Henville, C. A Trial Application of Optical Transducers for Protective Relaying, IEEE Power Systems Conference and Exposition, 2006.

Henville, C. One Utility's Experience in Justification and Implementation of Relay Replacement projects. IEEE Power Systems Conference and Exposition, 2006.

Henville, C. An Out-of-Step Event in the Peruvian Power System, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2007

Henville, C. Blackout Experiences and Lessons, Best Practices for System Dynamic Performance, and the Role of New Technologies, IEEE Task Force Report, May 2007

Henville, C. IEEE Standard C37.109 Guide for the Protection of Shunt Reactors, 2008

Henville, C. Secondary Arc Extinction and Detection - Real and Simulated, IET 9th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection (DPSP 2008)

Henville, C.  SIPS and Stretched Power Systems. Carilec conference July, 2008

Henville, C. Main 1 and Main 2 Protection - Same or Different?, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2008

Henville, C. Application of Overvoltage Protection to the Peruvian power system, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2008

Henville, C. One Utility's Experience with Class TPY Gapped Core Current Transformers, Omicron International Conference on Testing of Current Transformers, October, 2009

Henville, C. An Example Distance Protection Application with Complicating Factors, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2009

Henville, C. Transients (Old and New) Affect Protection Applications, Western Protective Relaying Conference, October, 2009

Henville, C. Multifunctional Protection IEDs - How Much Functionality is Too Much?, PAC World Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 2010 and ISA Jornadas, Medellin, Colombia, August 2010.

Henville, C.  Best Practices in System Simulation for Relay Testing, Omicron International Conference on Protection Testing, Salzburg, Austria, October, 2010

Henville, C. Evolution of Backup Protection in BC Hydro. Western Protective Relaying Conference, Spokane, WA, October, 2010

Osborn, M., & Flerchinger, W.  Portland General Electric (PGE) Solar Highway, Project: Advanced Island Detection and Control. Electric Energy T&D Magazine Jan 2011

Schaerer, R. Evaluating and Maintaining Existing Substation Grounding Systems. NorthWest Public Power Association. Engineering and Operations Conference, Reno, NV. April 2011

Schaerer, R. Substation Grounding Analysis and Testing. Energy Council of the Northeast. Engineering and Operations Conference, Killington, VT. October 2010

Schaerer, R. Substation Grounding System Design and Analysis, American Electric Power (Columbus, OH), December 2010

Yenumula, P., & Clairmont, B. EPRI Solutions Rating Study on 138 kV Line. EPRI Increased Power Flow Conference, Boston, MA, Aug 2006
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