Courses & Units

Power Systems 2 ENG431

Introduction

Calculation of unbalanced fault conditions, methods of symmetrical components, the admittance model and network calculations, the impedance model and network calculations, Thévenin's theorem, load flow solutions, the Gauss-Seidel method, the Newton-Raphson method, power flow studies in system design and operation, SKM Power Tools application for load flow analysis, fault calculation using the bus impedance matrix, the equal-area criterion for transient stability analysis, economic operation of power systems, unit commitment, state estimation of power systems, reliability analysis of power systems. The aim of this course is to instill confidence and understanding of those concepts of power system analysis that are likely to be encountered in the study and practice of electrical power engineering.

Summary

Unit name Power Systems 2
Unit code ENG431
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Prof Michael Negnevitsky

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

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse unbalanced short-circuit and open-circuit conditions.

2. Perform load-flow analysis using admittance and impedance models of power systems.

3. Perform power security and reliability analysis of power systems.

4. Design, analyse and evaluate power systems using professional electrical engineering software.

5. Communicate results of the analysis through report writing and oral presentations.

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 031301

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG333

Mutual Exclusions

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

KNE443

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

Three major assessments:  project (50%), laboratory reports (20%) and 3-hr end of semester exam (30%)

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Textbooks

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