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Module Catalogue

A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: POWS4602

This module is used in DT021.4.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodePOWS4602 The unique code for this module.
NamePower Systems Economics and OperationThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Control Systems and Electrical EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage4The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisitePOWS4601Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorMichael Conlon, Michael FarrellThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsPower SystemsThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module deals with the technical and economic operation of modern power systems. The module sets the electricity supply system in the overall energy requirement context. The module addresses the significant technical issues of transmission control, frequency control and operations of distribution systems. The economic operation of the power system is investigated, from the centrally-directed management of economic dispatch to existing and emerging market structures. The module places emphasis on the interdependency of economic and technical aspects of the development and operation of modern power systems.A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrs2hrs (lab/tutorial)The number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2hrs (lab/tutorial)The number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorPOWS4602.pdf (uploaded 17 Apr 2007)Full details of the module.

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