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Area/Catalogue
EEET 5012

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
009658

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of the significance of renewable and distributed power generation and their implications on the operation of modern electric power systems

Course content

Renewable energy sources, generation of electrical power from renewable and other sources. Details of solar photovoltaic systems including power conditioning and electrical energy storage. Details of wind turbine generating systems and associated converters. Modelling and simulation of distributed generation. Interfacing distributed generation to power grid and regulatory issues. Economics of distributed generation.

Textbook(s)

Masters, G.M. 2013, Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems, 2nd, John Wiley and Sons

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 6 weeks
Practical (Simulation) 2 hours x 4 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Research Project including Seminar 2500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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