This unit introduces students to the monitoring and assessment needs of emerging power systems including exploring climate resilient infrastructure and designing protection systems for power systems with a high penetration of distributed renewable generation. Students will be able to describe present and future network visibility needs in distributed networks, analyse impacts of distributed energy resources in distribution networks and design advanced distribution management systems.
|Unit name||Advanced Power Network Operations and Protection|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Waqas Hassan|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe the state of present and future network visibility needs in distribution networks
- Recommend approaches to improve climate resilience of power system infrastructure
- Analyse impacts of and impacts on Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in distribution networks
- Describe advanced distribution management systems, as applied to networks containing aggregated energy resources
- Design protection systems for power systems with high penetration of distributed renewable generation
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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PrerequisitesENG768 Power Systems 2|ENG769 Renewable and Sustainable Energy
1 x 3 hr lecture weekly
1 x 1 hr tutorial weekly
4 x 3 hr labs/workshops during the semester
|Assessment||Test (15%)|Project (40%)|Simulation lab assignment (25%)|Presentation (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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