Electric Energy Systems

Course code ELEC2132Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

This course introduces the theory of magnetic circuits, transformers and electromagnetic energy conversion and applies these fundamental principles to systems which rely on them. Topics considered may include three phase circuits, magnetic circuits, transformers, electromechanical energy conversion, transmission lines, introductory electric machines and power systems.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
UoN SingaporeTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesAt the conclusion of this course students will be able to:
- Understand the theory necessary to understand and analyse magnetic circuits.
- Understand the principles of electromagnetic energy conversion.
- Be able to extend the fundamental theory to explain the operating principles of and to model:
o Transformers;
o Rotating machines;
o Relays and solenoids; and
o Transmission lines.
- Combine elements into a complete system and perform elementary analysis on the system as a whole.
ContentThree phase circuits
- Balanced and unbalanced circuits
- Power
Magnetic circuits
- Magnetic fields
- Magnetic flux
- B-H characteristics
Electromechanical energy conversion
- Energy stored in a magnetic field
- Inductance
- Electromagnetic force
- Elementary concepts in rotating machines
Electromagnetic actuators
- Relays
- Solenoids
Transmission Line Modelling
- Single phase transmission lines
- Three Phase transmission lines
Transmission Line Representation
Power System Representation
- Per Unit System
- Analysis
Replacing Course(s)ELEC2131
TransitionNot to count for credit with the course ELEC2120 or ELEC2131
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeELEC1300
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignmentsas per course handout
Examination: Formalas per University's timetable
Laboratory Exercisesas per course handout
Quiz - Classas per course handout
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Laboratory: for 15 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for ELEC2132