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SEE716 - Electrical Systems Protection

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: 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 seminar 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 30%, laboratory reports 30%, portfolio 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum of 50% in the laboratory reports.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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