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In this course we will discuss Methods used to Generate Electricity ( i.e Types of Electric Power Stations ). At the end of this course the student is expected to be familiar with the Principles of Electrical Generation and their application in real life.

You are advised to read carefully through given material and attempt all quiz/questionaires in this course and dont forget to follow necessary safety code that will be outlined in this course. We hope you will enjoy this major course in Electrical Engineering.

Course Outcomes edit

At the end of this course the student is expected to be comfortable with the following:

  1. Basics of Energy Conversion
  2. Sources of Energy
  3. Types of Power stations ( Construction & Operation )
  4. Variable Load on Power Stations
  5. Comparison of Different Power stations.

Prerequisites edit

The following courses are considered important for the student to be at ease with material that will be covered in this course:

  1. Electrical Engineering Fundamentals
  2. Alternating Current Circuits

Resources edit

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 remember important Formulae and principles.Do not rely on the formula sheet entirely without understanding course material.

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Organization edit

  Type classification: this resource is a course.
  Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.
  Completion status: About halfway there. You may help to clarify and expand it.
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This course consists of:

  • 8 Lessons → [ 8 weeks ]
  • 1 Quiz Test → [ 1 Day ]

All the above Span about 8 weeks. Plan your time wisely, by starting a journal and track your progress. If you work consistently and keep to your planned Study Time, you will Do Very well in this course.

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