Electric Energy Systems

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the theory necessary to analyse magnetic circuits

2. Recognise the principles of electromagnetic energy conversion;

3. Apply the fundamental theories to the operating principles of and to model: a. Transformers; b. Rotating machines; c. Relays and solenoids; d. Transmission lines.

4. Interpret AC circuit theory in relation to three phase circuits in steady state, balanced and unbalanced;

5. Recognise the nature of power losses in major elements of an electromagnetic system

6. Combine elements into a complete system and perform elementary analysis of the system as a whole;

7. Perform power and efficiency calculations for major components of the electromagnetic system and for the system as a whole;

8. Identify and adopt safe practices when working with electric systems containing energy conversion elements.

Content

Three phase circuits

  • Balanced and unbalanced circuits
  • Power

Magnetic circuits

  • Magnetic fields
  • MMF
  • Magnetic flux
  • B-H characteristics

Transformers
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

Assumed Knowledge

ELEC1300

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignments

Quiz: Lab Quiz

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Lab Reports

Quiz: Mid Semester Quiz

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 15 hour(s) per Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term