Course Title: Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2009
Course Code: EEET6787C
Course Title: Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6085 - Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology
Course Contact: Marko Dumovic
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4342
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
William Lau - Senior Educator - Electrotechnology
+ 613 9925 4703
Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
UEENEEG002B Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage circuits
UEENEEG047B Provide computational solutions to power engineering problems
This unit covers the determining correct operation of complex series-parallel power circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical power engineering work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including electrical measuring devices, applying appropriate circuit theorems and providing solutions derive from measurements and calculations and providing justification for such solutions.
This learning unit introduces the principle of AC circuit analysis involving: Superposition Theorem, Kirchof Laws, Mesh analysis , Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer, frequency response, complex impedance, transients
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEEG048B Solve problems in complex multiple path power circuits
1. Provide computational solutions to engineering problems
1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood
Details of Learning Activities
Classroom tutorial activities to consolidate the theory of concepts of AC circuit analysis. Tutorials will include calculations of voltages, currents and transients using circuit theorems. Follwing topics will be covered: Kirchof Laws , Superposition Theorem, Mesh Analysis , Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer, Frequency Response, Complex Impedance, Transients.
Practical activities are designed to develop skill in construction of electrical circuits and measurement of electrical quantities: voltage, current, resistance, using analog and digital multimeters, oscilloscope and other currently available measuring instruments. Focus of practical exercises is on determining correct operation of complex series-parallel power circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical power engineering work functions
Circuit simulation softwares are also used to verify results of calculations obtained by using of linear circuit theorems to quantify voltage, current, and power in AC linear circuits. Recommended Softwares are PSPICE and Multisim ( Electronics Workbench) .
This unit covers following Essential Knowledge & Associated Skills elements:
18.104.22.168 Electrical power circuit analysis
2.18.1 Occupational Health and Safety principles
Week Number and Topic Delivered Assessment task
1 Complex impedance
2 Kirchof Current Law
3 Kirchof Voltage Law
4 Superposition Theorem Practical Exercise 1
5 Mesh Analysis
6 Mesh Analysis Practical Exercise 2
7 Nodal Analysis Practical Exercise 3
8 Solving problems in complex multiple path power circuits Assignment
9 Solving problems in complex multiple path power circuits Test 1
10 Thevenin’s Theorem Practical Exercise 4
11 Norton Theorem
12 Maximum power transfer
13 Frequency response
17 Solving problems in complex multiple path power circuits Test 2
18 Assessment feedback and catchup test
Boylestad ” Introductory Circuit Analysis”
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AC, DC circuits and Capacitance Animations
Meter theory and measurement
Overview of Assessment
This course will be assessed through a range of practical exercises, assignments and progressive tests.
Written Assessment 70%
Written assessment on principles of AC circuit analysis involving: Superposition Theorem, Kirchof Laws, Mesh Analysis , Thevenin’s Theorem, Norton Theorem, Maximum Power Transfer, frequency response, complex impedance and transients. Two progressive tests will be conducted on calculating voltages, currents and transient variables for complex AC circuits.
Practical Exercises 10%
Laboratory exercises involving the design and construction AC circuits, development of testing procedures to verify the performance specification, diagnosis of faults in the systems and completion of commissioning process.
Exercises are designed to determine correct operation of complex series-parallel power circuits and to provide solutions as they apply to electrical power engineering work functions.
Exercises will be assessed progressively according to individual task criteria. All practical exercises must be:
- Undertaken according to safe working practice as specified by the School.
- Perform according to specified laboratory standards and practice including calibration, measurement and accurate reading. This must includes electrical measurement taken with safe working practice, meters properly calibrated, meter settings positioned for an accurate reading and accurate readings taken for all measurements.
-Solving AC linear circuit problems using mesh and nodal analysis.
-Describing the principle and analysis of three phase power connections.
- Differential equations applications on analysis of the transient behaviour of electric circuits containing resistive and energy storage elements.
- Practical verification of calculated results using circuit simulation software
Assignment require clearly stating problems in written and diagrammatic form
and solving problems using appropriate mathematical processes and AC circuit analysis methods. Documenting justification of solutions provided has to be in accordance with professional standards.
Assessment requirements include:
- attendance and satisfactory completion of prescribed practical exercises ,
- evidence of participation in and satisfactory completion of activites.
• satisfactory completion of class work
• progressive assessments
• timely submission and standard presentation for all assessment material / documentation
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