|Short Description:||Electricity Supply Systems|
|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|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
Pre-requisite: ELE1801 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MEPR or GCEN or METC or GEPR
Recommended prior or concurrent study: ELE3803 or ELE2702.
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.