Gregory A. Franklin, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

PhD, Computer Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005

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BEC 261D
1150 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294
Telephone: 205 934-8443
Fax: 205 975-3337


Research Interests

Electric Power Systems, Power System Protection, Power Line Communications


Selected Publications

G. A. Franklin, “Method for Determining Line Tap Trapping Requirements” accepted for presentation at the 65th Annual Georgia Tech Protective Relaying Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2011.
S. Yang and G. A. Franklin, “Considerations When Applying Power Line Carrier Systems on Overhead Transmission Lines with Segmented Shield Wires” accepted for presentation at the 65th Annual Georgia Tech Protective Relaying Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2011.
G. A. Franklin and R. Horton, “Determining Distance Relay Zone-1 Reach Settings to Prevent CCVT Transient Overreach” presented at the 2011 IEEE Southeastcon Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, March 2011.
S. Yang and G. A. Franklin, “Modeling of Overhead Transmission Lines with Segmented Shield Wires for Signal Attenuation Calculation in Power Line Carrier Systems” presented at the 2011 IEEE Southeastcon Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, March 2011.
G. A. Franklin and Shanshan Yang, “Power Line Carrier Impedance Matching Monitor”, IEEE Southeastern Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2010.
G. A. Franklin, "Using Modal Analysis to Estimate Received Signal Levels for a Power Line Carrier Channel on a 500-kV Transmission Line," IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 2446-2454, Oct. 2009.
G. A. Franklin, "A Practical Guide to Harmonic Frequency Interference Affecting High Voltage Power Line Carrier Coupling Systems," IEEE Trans. Power Delivery, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 630-641, April 2009.


Teaching

EE361 Electric Machinery I
EE473/573 Protective Relaying for Power Systems
EE661/761 Advanced Electrical Machinery
EE663/763 Control of Synchronous Machines
EE671/771 Computer Applications in Power
EE690/790 Power Line Carrier Systems