Electrical Power Transmission

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A High Voltage Transmission Line

Welcome to the Home page for Transmission of Electrical Power

In this course we will discuss transmission and distribution systems of electrical power. At the end of this course, you should be familiar with the principles of electrical power transmission systems as applied in real life.

You are advised to read carefully through the material and attempt all quizzes in this course. Don't forget to follow the safety code outlined in this course.

Course Outcomes[edit]

At the end of this course the student is expected to have understood the following:

  1. Basic principles of supply systems
  2. Mechanical & electrical design of overhead lines
  3. Performance of transmission lines

Prerequisites[edit]

It is important that the student be at ease with the following courses since the concepts taught will be employed here:

  1. Electrical Engineering Fundamentals
  2. Electric Circuit Analysis

Organization[edit]

This course consists of:

  • 4 Lessons → [ 4 weeks ]
  • 1 Quiz Test → [ 1 Day ]

All this should take about 4 weeks. Plan your time wisely; start a journal and track your progress. If you work consistently and keep to your planned study time, you will well.

Here are some of the resources to help you understand and make better use of your personal learning experience:

Lessons[edit]

  • Introduction
  • OverHead Lines (Mechanical)
  • OverHead Lines (Electrical)
  • Line Performance

Resources[edit]

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Wikiversity has a respectable body of content related to this course, you are advised to use the resources wisely to achieve your success. This course includes a formula sheet that can help you with formulae and principles. However, do not rely on the formula sheet entirely without understanding essential course material.