Sustainable Energy and Power Electronics (ENGGMG6118)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to develop an understanding of the concepts and applications of power electronics including basic converter types and applications involving small scale renewable energy systems.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Engineering Technology programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: ENGGMG5004 & (ENGGMG5014 or ENGGMG5034) & (ENGGMG5015 or ENGGMG5035). Restriction: ENGGMG6018.
Topics include: 

1. Power switching devices characteristics, ratings,safe operating areas, methods of protection and applications in power electronics
2. Power conversion systems and methods of driving power switching devices
3. Generation,effect and measurement of harmonics in conversion systems
4. Operation of single-phase and three-phase uncontrolled and controlled power rectifiers
5. Practical applications are investigated and tested in accordance with industry practice
6. Typical operational features of DC to AC and DC to DC converters, operation of DC to AC square-wave and sine-wave power converters
7. Characteristics and operational requirements of AC and DC machines
8. Electric motor speed control systems and electronic drives are investigated and compared
9. Small and medium scale renewable energy systems covering for example typical systems for PV, mini or micro hydro, tidal, wave, wind and biomass
10. Grid tied inverter systems, energy storage devices and their control systems and standalone energy systems and generation plants
Including diesel gensets
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2062. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5892. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 6273

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)
19 Oct 17 - 23 Nov 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical).

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