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Power System Economics and Electricity Markets (ENG561)

Organisational Unit Engineering and Energy
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit discusses the economic theory and practice associated with the operation and management of the electrical network, including economic dispatch. It introduces the electricity markets and discusses the need for economic operation within the deregulated industry, covering transmission transactions and the technical and economic issues associated with them.
Timetabled Learning Activities Meetings/workshops: by arrangement with the Unit Coordinator.
Unit Learning Experiences Students will learn content through lectures and detailed course notes, and by accessing reference material in order to complete their projects. Study Guides will provide opportunities for students to apply and test their understanding by solving problems; case studies will help students to become familiar with current practices and issues in the electrical industry; projects will enable students to develop skills in solving open-ended problems and in developing lifelong learning skills.
Assessment Projects: 60%, Analysis of case studies on electrical industry practice, with presentations by seminar and written report
Mid-semester tests: 10%, problem solving
Final Exam: 30%
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of Engineering or permission of the Engineering Academic Chair.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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Unit Coordinator
ENG561
Dr Martina Calais
Senior Lecturer Engineering

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7628
e: M.Calais@murdoch.edu.au
o: 220.2.004H - Engineering and Energy, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
ENG561

MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Martina Calais
Senior Lecturer Engineering

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7628
e: M.Calais@murdoch.edu.au
o: 220.2.004H - Engineering and Energy, Murdoch Campus
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