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SEE213 - Distributed Generation System

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Sajeeb Saha
Prerequisite:

SIT194 and one unit from SEJ102 or SEE103

Corequisite:

STP010 and one of SEE010 or SEJ010

Incompatible with:

SEE208

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour laboratory per week. 

Students are required to attend and participate in laboratory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

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 laboratory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week (typically 1 day in week 7 to complete assessment tasks 1 and 2).   

Content

SEE213 covers in detail the commonly featuring distributed energy resources such as Solar PV systems, Battery energy storage systems, Wind energy systems, Diesel energy systems, etc. in the modern power grid.  Completion of this unit will allow the students to gain a thorough understanding on the characteristics, sizing and operating principles, as well as the grid integration of modern distributed energy resources.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit

At the completion of this Unit
successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Demonstrate a clear understanding of the characteristics
operation and design principles of commonly used distributed energy resources.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO2

Demonstrate ability to solve design problems related to distributed energy resources. GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving

ULO3

Demonstrate ability to critically analyse and communicate performance of commonly used distributed energy resources in terms of efficiency and reliable operation. GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO4

Demonstrate ability to conduct experimental studies related to distributed energy resources individually and/or in a group
and communicate the experimental results through written reports.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO7: Teamwork

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Weighting (% total mark for unit) Indicative due week
Laboratory report (group) Four written technical reports (group), approximately 10 pages 30% (4 x 7.5%) Weeks 3, 5, 7 and 9
Mid Trimester test 1-hour numerical and analytical test

20%

Week 7
Examination

2-hour written examination

50% Examination period

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible for a pass in this unit, student must achieve a minimum of 50% on the examination.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SEE213 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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