Electrical Power

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Details

Code 22725

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Module description

Students will study in detail the way that electricity is generated and transported across country and how a national grid is operated. Issues of connection of local generation capability to a grid. Issues related to power quality and system stability. Three phase supply and provision of dual voltage supply systems. Simple transformer theory will be extended to consider street corner supply techniques. Battery storage in combination with solar panels for remote applications will be studied.