Course Title: Electrical Plant

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Electrical Plant

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET2263

City Campus

Undergraduate

125H Electrical & Computer Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

EEET2263

City Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017

EEET2304

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

125H Electrical & Computer Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh 2 09,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh1 16

EEET2304

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 17

Course Coordinator: Dr Nuwantha Fernando

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2873

Course Coordinator Email: nuwantha.fernando@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 10.08.17

Course Coordinator Availability: Email for appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EEET1316 Electrical Engineering 1 or equivalent courses.


Course Description

The course develops the analysis of balanced three-phase systems and its application in predicting the performance of power devices such as transformers, induction motors and synchronous machines. This includes basic principles of motor construction, various modes of operation, and their role in electrical drives for various industrial applications. In addition, the course deals with the safety aspects of installations and enhances the awareness of possible adverse effects of electro-technology on the environment.
Please note that if you take this course for a bachelor honours program, your overall mark in this course will be one of the course marks that will be used to calculate the weighted average mark (WAM) that will determine your award level. (This applies to students who commence enrolment in a bachelor honours program from 1 January 2016 onwards. See the WAM information web page for more information (www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=eyj5c0mo77631)


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):
1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.


On completion of this course you should be able to:
1. Analyze three phase circuits.
2. Measure and calculate active and reactive power in three phase systems.
3. Use equivalent-circuit models to predict the performance of single-phase and three-phase transformers.
4. Characterize the equivalent circuit parameters for DC, Induction and Synchronous Machines.
5. Use equivalent circuit models to predict the performance of DC, Induction and Synchronous Machines.
6. Experimentally characterize and evaluate the performance of electrical plant, including loads, transformers and machines.


Overview of Learning Activities

The learning activities include lectures, tutorials and laboratories.
Details of Learning Activities:
In lectures, the key concepts and theories of electrical plant will be introduced.
Tutorials are used to build and test your critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
In the laboratory classes, you will use many instruments used in industries and learn how to use them in different situations. You will also measure the characteristics and performance of transformers, DC motors, induction motors and synchronous machines. You will have the opportunity to compare these measurements with the analytical predictions from theory.


Overview of Learning Resources

Wildi, “Electrical Machines, Drives, and Power Systems”, 6th edition, Pearson Ed. 2013. 978129202458T

A.E. Fitzgerald, C. Kingsley, S.D. Umans, “Electric Machinery”, 6th edition, McGraw Hill, 2002. 0073660094


Overview of Assessment

This course has no hurdle requirements.

Assessment tasks
Laboratory exercises : Laboratories 1 to 5
Weighting 25%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1,2,3,4, 5 and 6

Assessment 1: Mid Semester Test
Weighting 12.5%
This assessment task supports CLOs 1, 2 and 3

Assessment 2: End of Semester test
Weighting 12.5%
This assessment task supports CLO 4, 5 and 6

Assessment 3: Final examination
Weighting 50%%
This assessment supports CLOs 1,2,3,4,5 and 6