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.
|Unit name||Power Systems 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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.
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.
|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.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
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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