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ELE2704 Electricity Supply Systems

Short Description: Electricity Supply Systems
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 031301 - Electrical Engineering
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: ELE1801 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MEPR or GCEN or METC

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: ELE3803 or ELE2702.

Synopsis

This course introduces the principles and practical aspects of generation, transmission distribution and control of electrical energy. On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to discuss the technical, environmental and economic considerations of planning and operating different types of electrical plant (generators, transformers, circuit breakers, cables, insulators and transmission lines), as well as principles of substation layout, control, instrumentation and protection. The student should also be aware of the theoretical principles of system stability, load flow, and fault analysis of power systems using computing software tools.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2018 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2018 Online