This unit covers determining correct operation of complex polyphase power circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical power engineering work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including using electrical measuring devices, applying appropriate circuit theorems and providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations and justification for such solutions.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEG149A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE125A - Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits

UEENEEG102A - Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - polyphase supply system; - types of three phase system connections; - balanced three phase loads; - unbalanced three phase loads; - power in three-phase circuits; - reactive three phase power; - fault currents, and; - harmonics in three phase systems.

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