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SEE716 - Electrical Systems Protection

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Mohammad Arif





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour studio per week. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.


This unit covers the design and operation of electrical systems protection schemes for the generation, transmission and distribution systems of electrical energy. It covers advanced principles and types of protection systems, application of protection to generators, motors, transformers, and electrical system communications for protection application.


Topic tests (3 x 10% each) 30%, laboratory reports (students will work in groups) (5 x 6% each) 30%, portfolio 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum of 50% in the laboratory reports.

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