Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


Analyses the steady state of performance of D.C. and A.C. (single and polyphase) machines in the context of their application. Space vector theory is introduced. Fundamental power system topics are introduced including transmission line parameters and steady state operation and power system representation.



  • Semester 1 - 2022

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2022 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Solve Electrical Engineering problems associated with electric machines and power systems.

2. Write technical reports associated with the laboratory exercises

3. Perform experiments, collect data using appropriate measurement equipment and analyse these data so that reasonable conclusions can be made.

4. Perform as a member of a team in performing laboratory tasks in a setting which approximates an industrial environment.

5. Perform work safely and be aware of the workplace health and safety implications of the tasks carried out.


The course content may include the following topics:

  • DC machines
  • AC machine windings
  • Space vector theory
  • Steady state analysis of AC machines (polyphase and single phase)
  • Transmission lines
  • Power system representation
  • Power flow

Assumed knowledge

ELEC2132, ELEC2320 and ELEC2430 (previously ELEC2400)

Assessment items

Quiz: Quizzes

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratories

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact hours

Callaghan and PSB Singapore


Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 2

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