EEEN20090 Electrical Energy Systems

Academic Year 2021/2022

The objective of the module is to introduce basic concepts of ac circuits, electrical machines and power system operation. All concepts are duly discussed and illustrated through several exercises and real-world examples.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

An ability to analyse AC electric circuits with basic components of inductance, capacitance and resistance using the phasor method; An ability to understand mathematical models for devices where iron forms part or all of the circuit; An ability to develop circuit models for the basic devices including transformers, induction machines and synchronous machines. An understanding of the operation of basic power systems.

Indicative Module Content:

Single-phase AC circuit analysis using phasors. Power, power factor and power factor correction. Basic concepts of magnetic circuits and energy conversion. Basic concepts of three-phase systems; Development of the equivalent circuit of a power transformer and its applications; Development of the equivalent circuit of the induction and synchronous machines and its applications in energy conversion; Power system structure, function and operation.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

30

Tutorial

6

Laboratories

6

Autonomous Student Learning

64

Total

106

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The modules consists of lectures that blend theory and exercises, tutorials, electrical machine labs and a continuous assessment based on Jupyter Notebooks. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Ability to analyse dc and ac circuits. EEEN20020 or equivalent


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Equivalents:
Electrical Engineering (EEEN20080), Electrical Engineering (ELEN20010)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Class Test: Class Test Week 7 n/a Graded No

20

Lab Report: Laboratory reports Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

10

Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment based on Jupyter Notebooks and Google forms Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

10

Examination: Final exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

The assessment of the module consists of a midterm class test, a lab report, a continuous assessment based on Jupyter Notebooks and a final exam. The grading of the midterm class test will be uploaded to Brightspace. Individual, groups or class feedback will be provided under request.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 Wed 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 22, 24, 28, 30, 32 Thurs 12:00 - 12:50
Tutorial Offering 2 Week(s) - 20, 22, 24, 28, 30, 32 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Laboratory Offering 1 Week(s) - 21, 29 Thurs 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 2 Week(s) - 22, 30 Thurs 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 3 Week(s) - 23, 31 Thurs 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 4 Week(s) - 24, 28 Thurs 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 5 Week(s) - 25, 32 Thurs 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 6 Week(s) - 21, 29 Tues 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 7 Week(s) - 22, 30 Tues 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 8 Week(s) - 23, 31 Tues 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 9 Week(s) - 24, 28 Tues 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 10 Week(s) - 25, 32 Tues 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 11 Week(s) - 21, 29 Mon 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 12 Week(s) - 22, 30 Mon 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 13 Week(s) - 25, 31 Mon 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 14 Week(s) - 24, 28 Mon 15:00 - 17:50
Laboratory Offering 15 Week(s) - 22, 28 Fri 15:00 - 17:50
Spring