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ELE4708 Electricity Supply Systems and Operations

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Engineering
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 21 March 2023


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS or MEPR


This course applies the principles and practical aspects of generation, transmission distribution and control of electrical energy and associated operations. On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to discuss the technical, environmental and economic considerations of planning and operating different types of electrical plant (generators, transformers, circuit breakers, cables, insulators and transmission lines), as well as principles of substation layout, control, instrumentation and protection and understand how the Australian National Electricity Market operations interact with these technical aspects of generation and transmission. The student should also be aware of the theoretical principles of system operation and associated stability, load flow, and fault analysis of power systems using computing software tools.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 21 March 2023