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