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Semester 1

Power Engineering 2 (SCEE08008)

Subject

Engineering

College

SCE

Credits

10

Normal Year Taken

2

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

Course Summary

This is an introduction course to the techniques and equipment used in the generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation of electrical power. It gives a basic understanding of how a power system operates and the problems facing electricity utilities. The design and main operating features of different types of motors and generators are also covered.

Course Description

Introduction to Power SystemsComplex Numbers ReminderPhasor Representation of AC SignalsAC PowerRLC CircuisReal & Reactive PowerThree Phase SystemsElectrical Safety & WiringElectromagnetics - An introduction on electrical machinesTransformersDC MachinesInduction MachinesSynchronous MachinesLaboratory:One 3-hour laboratory, wiring and testing a motor control panel.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 100%, Coursework 0%, Practical Exam 0%

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