Power System Analysis - ELEC4612

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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An overview of modern power systems. Review of the basic concepts used in power system analysis: phasors, complex power, three phase systems and per-unit methodology. Modelling circuit of power system components including transformers, generators, transmission lines and loads. Steady-state and dynamic behaviour of power systems. Network matrices and power flow analysis. Power system fault calculations: symmetrical components, symmetrical faults, unsymmetrical faults. Surge propagation. Power system stability: swing equation, multi-machine applications. Power system protection principles. Power system control, economic dispatch.


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