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Area/Catalogue
EEET 4072

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151621

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To design and evaluate renewable energy systems, for stand-alone and grid-integrated operation.

Course content

Overview of power system structure and operation, and challenges introduced by high penetrations of intermittent renewable energy sources.

Various energy storage systems and their characteristics including electric vehicles.

Solar resources, modelling, design and evaluation of standalone, grid-connected and large-scale PV systems. *Wind power fundamentals, turbine speed control and the integration and modelling of induction generators to the power grid.

Wind generator types and overview of power converter topologies, control systems.

Technical regulations, such as voltage and frequency control, low voltage ride-through capability and dynamic response of wind turbines.

Overview of and design of elements within a microgrid and hybrid power systems.

Energy economy and levelised cost of energy.

Wind energy resources and forecasting.

Overview of grid codes with high penetration of renewable sources.

Case studies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 3050 Renewable Energy Systems

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
Continuous assessment N/A 20% 40 minutes per quiz
Problem solving exercise 6 pages 10% N/A
Report 1500 words 20% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hr

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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