Catalogue of Modules, University of Nottingham

H54PNP Power Networks with Laboratory
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 15

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  MEng, MRes, MSc and PhD students of Electrical and Electronic Engineering  Available to JYA/Erasmus students.

Taught Semesters:

Autumn Assessed by end of Autumn Semester 

Prerequisites: 3-phase ac electrical circuit analysis

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  This module provides students with an understanding of power system apparatus and their behaviour under normal and fault conditions. It also provides an opportunity to apply CAD techniques to power system problems. This module covers:

Method and Frequency of Class:

ActivityNumber Of WeeksNumber of sessionsDuration of a session
Lecture 11 weeks1 per week2 hours
Practical 11 weeks1 per week1 hour

Activities may take place every teaching week of the Semester or only in specified weeks. It is usually specified above if an activity only takes place in some weeks of a Semester

Further Activity Details:
One 2-hour lecture per week. Students will spend time in the computing laboratory working on CAD problems.

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Exam 1 54 2 hour exam 
Coursework 1 13 6 reports each of about 4 pages in length 
Coursework 2 33 15 page report 

Professor D Thomas

Education Aims:  

This module aims at providing students with a fundamental knowledge of power system analysis allowing them to