Power System Equipment - ELEC4611

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Electrical Eng and Telecommunications

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prereq: ELEC3105

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Power transformers, instrument transformers, rotating machines, cables and overhead lines, circuit interrupters (fuses, surge arresters, circuit breakers). Insulating materials used in power equipment, dielectric properties. Electric stress calculation, field grading. Thermal rating of major equipment. Electrodynamic forces in power equipment. Overcurrent, overvoltage, harmonics: causes and effects on equipment operation. High-voltage measurement and testing. Condition monitoring and insulation assessment. Electrical safety: earthing systems for equipment and personnel protection. Utilisation of electrical energy (e.g. lighting and industrial heating).


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