ENEL280-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Principles of Electrical Systems

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

Magnetic circuits and materials. Phasor analysis of single and three phase power. Transformers. Principles of electrical generation and distribution systems, synchronous and induction machines. DC machines. Motor control.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand and analyse single and three phase power circuits.
2. Understand magnetic fields, with particular reference to energy conversion applications.
3. Be familiar with the properties of different materials in magnetic fields.
4. Understand and analyse a range of applications involving these principles and materials.
5. Obtain some familiarity with electrical machine major components.
6. Be introduced to the design principles associated with dc and ac machines.
7. Be familiar with fundamental machine performance characteristics.
8. Have performed some dc and ac machine performance calculations.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

Subject to the approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry

Restrictions

ENEL204

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 16:00 E14 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 F3 Lecture Theatre (23/2-30/3, 27/4)
Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre (4/5-1/6)
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 E14 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 14:00 Elec 110 Electrical Machines Lab
15 Mar - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 23 May
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 E14 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 18:30 - 20:00 E5 Lecture Theatre
3 May - 9 May

Course Coordinator

Alan Wood

Lecturer

Paul Gaynor

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 1 40%
Labs 20%
Final Exam 40%

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Reading

Carlson, A. Bruce , Gisser, David G; Electrical engineering : concepts and applications ; 2nd ed.; Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Chapman, Stephen J; Electric machinery fundamentals ; 5th ed; McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Nasar, S. A; Electric energy systems ; Prentice Hall, 1996.

Paul, Clayton R. , Nasar, S. A., Unnewehr, L. E; Introduction to electrical engineering ; 2nd ed.; McGraw-Hill, 1992.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $986.00

International fee $5,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Electrical and Computer Engineering .

All ENEL280 Occurrences

  • ENEL280-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021