SEE716 - Electrical Systems Protection


2023 unit information

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

For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465, S466: completion of 18 credits points or Unit Chair approval.

For students enrolled in S550,S652, S751, S752, S756, S757, S758, S759: Nil.

For students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval.



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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 seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour studio per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online) Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 1 hour???seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour studio per 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, and their application to the protection of generators, motors, transformers, and electrical system communications for protection application.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum of 50% in the practical reports and a mark of at least 40% in the combined topic tests.

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