Poly Phase Installations (APTE5605)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable the student to develop understanding of three phase circuit theory as applied to power engineering.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: ETEC5417.
Topics include: 

Appropriate selection from following topics.
Principles of three-phase circuits
Star and Delta connected three wire, star-connected four wire circuits, three-phase relationships, phase angles.
AC Power calculations
Calculations involving a three-wire star load and four-wire star configuration with neutral impedance, calculation and analysis of power developed in single-phase and three-phase circuits,
Power factor correction calculations for single-phase and three-phase circuits, capacitor values in kVAr and ?F for single and multiple circuits, balanced and unbalanced loads, Single-phase power, three-phase power,
three-phase kVAr, Causes, effects and mitigation of harmonics in power systems in accordance with NZECP 36:1993, industry practice with calculations on single-phase circuits containing complex waveforms
Electricity meters and metering
Terms used for electricity loads, calculation of cost of supply at different tariffs, power factor correction effects on tariffs, load control improvement.
Power system protection
Basic components of power system protection, with introduction to earthing, fault types and detection methods
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: 2101

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 9 Apr 18 WorkshopMonday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (170-B004)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1012)
30 Apr 18 - 25 Jun 18 WorkshopMonday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (170-B004)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1012)

Class: 5928

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
23 Jul 18 - 24 Sep 18 LectureMonday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (170-B004)
15 Oct 18 - 19 Nov 18 LectureMonday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (170-B004)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)
16 Oct 18 - 20 Nov 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2010)
Note: Currently, this course is not offered for any programme.

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