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SEE309 - Power Systems Protection and Relaying

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

2018 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Mohammad Arif





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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 hour class per week, 2 hours of laboratory and project work per week. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester. 
Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1 hour of class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.


This unit covers the design and operation of electrical energy protection systems for the generation, transmission and distribution systems of electrical energy. It covers principles and types of protection systems; application of protection to generators, motors, transmission lines, transformers, busbars, and distribution; lightning impact on transmission and distribution networks; electrical studies for design of protection systems; and power system communications for protection application.


Topic tests (1 x 10%, 1 x 20%) 30%, laboratory reports (5 x 6%) 30%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the laboratory report.

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