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Unit details

SEE207 - Power Engineering Design

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Naruttam Roy

Prerequisite:

SEE103 and SIT194

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 3 hours laboratory and project work per week.  Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 8.   Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 8.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The areas covered in this unit will include: Basic concepts used in power system analysis, i.e.: complex power, power factor, three-phase circuits, balanced three-phase power, per-unit system. Transformer theories that include working principle of power transformer, equivalent circuit, performance, auto-transformers, three-phase transformer connections. Electrical generation, distribution and transmission system . Introduction to power electronics that includes power semiconductor diodes, rectifiers, power transistors, thyristor, switching of power electrical circuits, AC-DC, DC-AC, and DC-DC conversions. The students will also be involved in a project on power generation design.

Assessment

Assignment 20%, laboratory report 20%, project presentation 20%, final 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 compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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