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Power Engineering

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Unit of study table

## Master of Professional Engineering (Power) |
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To qualify for the award of the Master of Professional Engineering in this specialisation, a candidate must complete 144 credit points, including: | |||

(a) 60 credit points of Core units as listed below | |||

(b) ENGG5217 Practical Experience | |||

(c) 24 credit points of Foundation units | |||

(d) 36 credit points of Specialist units | |||

(e) 12 credit points from Electrical Elective units or Management Elective units | |||

(f) A minimum of 12 credit points of Project or Research Pathway units as detailed below | |||

(g) Candidates undertaking the Research Pathway, replace 12 credit points of elective units with Research Pathway units |

Unit of study | Credit points |
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition |
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## Core units |
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## Year one |
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COMP9001Introduction to Programming |
6 | N INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR ENGG1810 |

COMP9123Data Structures and Algorithms |
6 | N INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 |

ELEC9602Digital Logic |
6 | A This unit of study assumes some knowledge of digital data representation and basic computer organisationN ELEC5722 |

ELEC9703Fundamentals of Elec and Electronic Eng |
6 | A Basic knowledge of differentiation and integration, and HSC PhysicsN ELEC5710 OR ELEC1103 |

ELEC9103Simulations and Numerical Solutions in Eng |
6 | A ELEC9703. Understanding of the fundamental concepts and building blocks of electrical and electronics circuits and aspects of professional project management, teamwork, and ethicsN ELEC5723 OR ELEC2103 OR COSC1001 OR COSC1901 |

ELEC9302Signals and Systems |
6 | A Basic knowledge of differentiation and integration, differential equations, and linear algebraN ELEC5721 |

ELEC9601Computer Systems |
6 | A HSC Mathematics extension 1 or 2N ELEC5711 |

ELEC9704Electronic Devices and Circuits |
6 | A Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws; action of Current and Voltage sources; network analysis and the superposition theorem; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; inductors and capacitors, transient response of RL, RC and RLC circuits; the ability to use power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, etcN ELEC5720 OR ELEC2104 |

## Year two |
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ENGG5202Sustainable Design, Eng and Mgt |
6 | A General knowledge in science and calculus and understanding of basic principles of chemistry, physics and mechanics |

ENGG5204Engineering Professional Practice |
6 | A Competences and experience in engineering obtained during an accepted engineering degree |

## Year three |
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ENGG5217Practical Experience |
0 | N ENGP1000 OR ENGP2000 OR ENGP3000 OR ENGG4000 OR CHNG5205 OR AMME5010Students should have completed one year of their MPE program before enrolling in this unit. |

## Foundation units |
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Candidates must complete 24 credit points from the following Foundation units of study. | ||

ELEC9203Electricity Networks |
6 | A This unit of study assumes a competence in first year mathematics (in particular, the ability to work with complex numbers), in elementary circuit theory and in basic electromagneticsN ELEC3203 OR ELEC5732 |

ELEC9204Power Electronics and Applications |
6 | A Differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables, analysis of linear circuits. Fourier theory applied to periodic and non-periodic signals. Software such as MATLAB to perform signal analysis and filter design. Familiarity with the use of basic laboratory equipment such as oscilloscope, function generator, power supply, etcP ELEC9704N ELEC5733 |

ELEC9206Electrical Energy Conversion Systems |
6 | A ELEC9203. Following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit of study: familiarity with circuit theory, electronic devices, AC power, capacitors and inductors, and electric circuits such as three-phase circuits and circuits with switches, the use of basic laboratory equipment such as oscilloscope and power supplyN ELEC5734 |

ELEC9304Control |
6 | A Specifically the following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit: familiarity with basic Algebra, Differential and Integral Calculus, Physics; solution of linear differential equations, Matrix Theory, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; linear electrical circuits, ideal op-amps; continuous linear time-invariant systems and their time and frequency domain representations, Laplace transform, Fourier transformN ELEC5735 |

## Specialist units |
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Candidates must complete 36 credit points from the following Specialist units of study. | ||

ELEC5203Topics in Power Engineering |
6 | A Competence with linear algebra, differential calculus, numerical methods and Matlab; basic programming skills (Python or Matlab); familiarity with basic physics |

ELEC5204Power Systems Analysis and Protection |
6 | A (ELEC3203 OR ELEC9203 OR ELEC5732) AND (ELEC3206 OR ELEC9206 OR ELEC5734). The unit assumes basic knowledge of circuits, familiarity with basic mathematics, competence with basic circuit theory and an understanding of three phase systems, transformers, transmission lines and associated modeling and operation of such equipment |

ELEC5205High Voltage Engineering |
6 | A The following previous knowledge is assumed for this unit. Circuit analysis techniques, electricity networks, power system fundamentals.P (ELEC3203 OR ELEC9203 OR ELEC5732) AND (ELEC3206 OR ELEC9206 OR ELEC5734) |

ELEC5206Sustainable Energy Systems |
6 | A A background in power electronics converters and control theory such as that covered in ELEC3204/9204 and ELEC3304/9304 is assumed |

ELEC5207Advanced Power Conversion Technologies |
6 | A ELEC3204 |

ELEC5208Intelligent Electricity Networks |
6 | A Fundamentals of Electricity Networks, Control Systems and Telecommunications |

ELEC5211Power System Dynamics and Control |
6 | A ELEC3203 OR ELEC9203 OR ELEC5732. The assumed knowledge for learning this UoS is a deep understanding on circuit analysis and its applications in power system steady state analysis |

ELEC5212Power System Planning and Markets |
6 | A ELEC3203 OR ELEC9203 OR ELEC5732. The assumed knowledge for learning this UoS is power system steady state analysis |

ELEC5213Engineering Optimisation |
6 | A Linear algebra, differential calculus, and numerical methods. Competency at programming in a high-level language (such as Matlab or Python) |

## Electrical Elective units |
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Candidates may complete up to 12 credit points from the following Electrical Elective units of study. | ||

ELEC5508Wireless Engineering |
6 | A Basic knowledge in probability and statistics, analog and digital communications, error probability calculation in communications channels, and telecommunications network |

ELEC5511Optical Communication Systems |
6 | A (ELEC3405 OR ELEC9405) AND (ELEC3505 OR ELEC9505). Basic knowledge of communications, electronics and photonics |

ELEC5512Optical Networks |
6 | A Knowledge of digital communications, wave propagation, and fundamental optics |

ELEC5514IoT Wireless Sensing and Networking |
6 | A ELEC3305 AND ELEC3506 AND ELEC3607 AND ELEC5508 |

ELEC5516Electrical and Optical Sensor Design |
6 | A Math Ext 1, fundamental concepts of signal and systems, fundamental electrical circuit theory and analysis |

ELEC5616Computer and Network Security |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths |

ELEC5620Model Based Software Engineering |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths |

## Management Elective units |
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Candidates may complete up to 12 credit points from the following Management Elective units of study. | ||

ENGG5203Quality Engineering and Management |
6 | A First degree in Engineering or a related discipline |

PMGT5205Professional Project Practice |
6 | N ENGG5205 |

ENGG5214Management of Technology |
6 | A Sound competence in all aspects of engineering, and some understanding of issues of engineering management |

ENGG5215International Eng Strategy and Operations |
6 | A Sound competence in all aspects of engineering, and some understanding of issues of engineering management and globalisation |

## Project units |
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All candidates are required to complete a minimum of 12 credit points of Project or Research units during the final year of study. | ||

Candidates achieving an average mark of 70% or higher are eligible for the Extended Capstone Project. | ||

Extended Capstone Project candidates take Capstone Project units ELEC5020 and ELEC5022 (total 18 cp) in place of Capstone Project ELEC5021 and 6 credit points of elective units. | ||

ELEC5020Capstone Project A |
6 | P 96 cp from MPE degree program or 48 cp from the MPE(Accel) program or 24 cp from the ME program (including any credit for previous study) |

ELEC5021Capstone Project B |
6 | C ELEC5020N ELEC5022 OR ELEC5222 OR ELEC5223 |

ELEC5022Capstone Project B Extended |
12 | P 24 credit points in the Master of Engineering and WAM >=70 or 96 credit points in the Master of Professional Engineering and WAM >=70 or 48cp from MPE(Accel) program and WAM >=70N ELEC5021 OR ELEC5222 OR ELEC5223 |

## Research Pathway |
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Candidates achieving an average mark of 75% or higher are eligible for the Research Pathway. | ||

Research pathway candidates take Dissertation units ELEC5222 and ELEC5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Capstone Project units and 12 credit points of elective units. | ||

ELEC5222Dissertation A |
12 | N ELEC8901 or ENGG5223 or ENGG5222 or ELEC8902In order to enrol in a project, students must first secure an academic supervisor in an area that they are interested. The topic of your project must be determined in discussion with the supervisor. The supervisor can come from any of the Engineering Departments, however, they need to send confirmation of their supervision approval to the Postgraduate Administrator. |

ELEC5223Dissertation B |
12 | N ELEC8901 or ELEC8902 or ENGG5222 or ENGG5223In order to enrol in a project, students must first secure an academic supervisor in an area that they are interested. The topic of your project must be determined in discussion with the supervisor. The supervisor can come from any of the Engineering Departments, however, they need to send confirmation of their supervision approval to the Postgraduate Administrator. |

## Exchange units |
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With approval of the Program Director, up to 12 credit points of Exchange units may taken in place of other units, towards the requirements of the degree. |