Courses & Units

Power Systems 1 ENG333

Hobart

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the basics of power system analysis, power generation and power transmission systems. Students will gain skills in analysing and modelling power systems, including calculating fault currents, performing stability analysis and solving load flow studies. The unit provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake advanced studies in electrical power engineering.

Summary

Unit name Power Systems 1
Unit code ENG333
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Sarah Lyden

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and represent the key features and components of an electric power system using standard conventions.

2. Calculate and analyse fault currents in simple electrical systems.

3. Design and analyse power systems utilising mathematical models and software packages.

4. Communicate the outcomes of simple power systems studies and designs through written technical reports and oral presentations.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,798.00 031301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG231

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE342

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

Four major assessments:  labs (0%), 2 x in-semester tests (5% each), power systems design project (50%) and 3-hour end of semester exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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