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CSMM403 - Further Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2011)

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MODULE TITLEFurther Electrical and Electronics Engineering CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODECSMM403 MODULE CONVENERDr Mohammad Abusara (Coordinator)
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
In this module, students further their understanding of electrical and electronics engineering through developing competence with computational design tools that are routinely adopted in industry, for analysis and design tasks.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Part I: Electronics Engineering [20 hours] Overview of Power Electronic Systems:[ 1 hours] Power Electronics versus Linear Electronics, Scope and Applications, Classification of Power Processors and Converters, Interdisciplinary Nature of Power Electronics, Conversion of Symbols Used. Computer Simulation of Power Electronic Converters and Systems: [ 1hours] Challenges in Computer Simulation, Mechanics of Simulation, Solution Techniques for Time Domain Analysis, Widely Used Circuit Oriented Simulators, Equation Solvers. Overview of Power Semiconductor Switches: [2 hours] Diodes, Thyristors, Desired Characteristics in Controllable Switches, Bipolar Junction Transistors, Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor, Gate Turn Off Thyristors, Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors, MOS Controlled Thyristors, Comparison of Controllable Switches, Drive and Snubber Circuits, Justification for Using Device Characteristics. PSPICE Fundamentals: [1 hours] Background, PSPICE basic operations, The design process, Appropriate use of CAD, Versions of SPICE and limitations. MATLAB/SIMULINK Fundamentals:[1 hours] Background, MATLAB basic operations, The design process, Versions of MATLAB and limitations, Interfacing SPICE to MATLAB. DC-DC Converters: [2 hours] Control of DC-DC Converters, Buck Converter, Boost Converter, Buck-Boost Converter, Cuk Converter, Full Bridge DC-DC Converter, DC-DC Converter Comparison. DC-AC Converters: [2 hours] Basic Concepts of inverters, Single phase Inverters, Three Phase Inverters, Inverter Switching Schemes. AC-AC Converters: [2 hours] Basic Concepts of AC-AC controllers, Single phase controllers, Three phase controllers. Electric Utility Applications: [2 hours] High Voltage DC Transmission, Static var Compensators, Interconnection of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Storage Systems to the Utility Grid, Active Filters. Optimizing the Utility Interface with Power Electronic Systems: [2 hours] Generation of Current Harmonics, Current Harmonics and Power factor, Harmonic Standards and Recommended Practices, Need for Improved Utility Interface, Improved Single Phase Utility Interface, Improved Three Phase Utility Interface, Electromagnetic Interface. Computer Labs: [4 hours] PSPICE Software [2 hours] MATLAB/SIMULINK Software [2 hours] Part II: Electrical Engineering [20 hours] Power System Analysis Using ETAP Software: [2 hours] KW, KVAR, KVA, KWH, Energy Demand, Power Factor, Phase Angle, Over Voltage, Over load, Load Factor, Diversity Factor, Stability, Steady State, Transient State, Insulation Coordination, Leakage Current, Voltage Regulation, Voltage Control, VAR Control, Harmonic/Distortion. Analysis of Waveforms in Modern Power Systems: [2 hours] Frequency Analysis Of Non-Sinusoidal Waveforms: Practical Considerations, Analog-to-Digital Conversion, Sequence Component Analysis, IEEE 1459: Power Definitions for Modern Power Systems, Localization of Sources of Waveform Distortion in a Modern Power System. Electric Substations: [2 hours] Substation Equipment, Transformers, Regulators, Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Disconnect Switches, Lightning Arresters, Electrical Bus, Capacitor Banks, Reactors, Static VAR Compensators, Control Buildings, Preventative Maintenance. Power System Protection: [2 hours] Types of Protection, System-Protection Equipment and Concepts, Distribution Protection, Transmission Protection, Substation Protection, Generator Protection, Generator Synchronization, Overall Transmission Protection. Power System Control: [2 hours] Basics of Power System Control, Active Power and Frequency Control, Voltage Control and Reactive Power, Control of Transported Power, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS). Grounding Requirements, Methods & Systems: [2 hours] Typical Earthing System, Electric Resistivity of Soil, Electrical Properties of the Earth Electrodes, Typical Earth-Electrode Constructions, Earthing Arrangements in Protection Against Electric Shock, Role Of Earthing in Electronic and Telecommunication Systems, Lifetine Aspects of the Earthing Arrangements, Measurements of Earthing Arrangements. Reliability of Electricity Supply: Structure: [2 hours] Basic Schemes of Electrical Grids, General Criteria for the Study and the Choice of the Schemes. Reliability of Electricity Supply: Appliances and Equipment: [2 hours] Power Quality, Reliability and Availability, General Aspects of Reliability Appliances, Power System Protection Alternatives, Emergency and Standby Power Systems, Dynamic UPS Systems, Static UPS System, Good Engineering Practices. Electricity Markets [2 hours] Electricity Market Structure, Market Clearing, Social Welfare, Market Coupling. Computer Labs: [2 hours] ETAP Software [ 2 hours]
LEARNING AND TEACHING
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Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
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ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 100 Written Exams 0 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
RESOURCES
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CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES CSM3035
CO-REQUISITE MODULES
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) M (NQF Level 7) AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
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