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SEE207 - Power Engineering Design

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

2017 is the final offering of this unit

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

Apel Mahmud


SEE103 and SIT194



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 3 hours laboratory and project work 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 scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.


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.


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 the trimester intensive week.

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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