ELEC8347 Dissertation ME (PS) Part 1
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit is taken over three successive semesters and parts 1, 2 and 3 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students can commence the unit in either semester 1 or semester 2. The unit is an individual investigation of an advanced topic in power systems, taken as part of the Master of Engineering in Power Systems. The investigation involves the study of the problems, design and implementation of possible solutions. The unit develops skills in problem solving, design, analysis and testing. Students are required to submit a project proposal, present a seminar and submit a dissertation detailing all aspects of the project.
- Students are able to (1) gain experience in the conduct of an investigation of a particular advanced topic in power systems engineering; (2) develop and improve their skills in sourcing and synthesising information, problem solving, design, analysis and communicating results; (3) increase their level of skill in one or more of the areas of power systems engineering; and (4) They are required to submit a technical dissertation on a topic approved by the Head of the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering and to participate in any prescribed seminars.
- This comprises (1) a written project proposal submitted at the end of the first project semester (to provide feedback to students on their progress); (2) a presentation of a seminar on their project (measuring presentation skills) in the second project semester; and (3) a written technical dissertation at the conclusion of the project which incorporates an assessment of the student's overall performance by a committee of three members chaired by the project supervisor.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
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- Professor Herbert Iu
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