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ELE2704 Electricity Supply Systems

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 May 2022

Requisites

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

Overview

This core course in the ADNG and BENS programs introduces concepts and practices essential for the comprehension of higher level courses in the allied electrical power load flow, stability and fault analysis fields.

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, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 17 May 2022