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EG501H: ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR RENEWABLE ENGINEERING (2020-2021)

Last modified: 28 Sep 2020 18:15


Course Overview

This course aims to develop a broad understanding about the basic concepts in electrical engineering and power systems with emphasis on renewable power generation techniques.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Aliakbar Jamshidi Far

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Engineering (EG)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

It covers first the basic concepts in electrical engineering such as voltage, current, power, single- and 3-phase systems, and electromagnetics. It will be then followed by study of vital equipment such as transformers and generators. The students will also use per-unit analysis to study the impact of renewable generators on the power system. A brief discussion about electrical parts of wind turbines and some case studies will be also provided at the end.

 

 

 


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 9 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2x online open book exam (50% each)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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