Aero-Electrical Power Systems Appreciation

Aero-Electrical Power Systems Appreciation

Course start date and registration

This course will run in Summer 2023

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This training course is the first of four Aero electrical system focused CPD modules. Together, the four modules provides an introduction to aero electrical power systems fundamentals, requirements and design implications, Additionally, a comprehensive overview of state of the art and future trends such hydrogen, cryogenics, machines and power electronics.

This first module – Aero-Electrical Power Systems Appreciation – is summarised by the Key Learning Outcomes below:

Key Learning outcomes

  • To understand the basics of electrical systems
  • To familiarise participants with technology and subsystems that are part of aircraft electrical systems
  • To explain the fundamentals of power electronics and machines
  • To demonstrate knowledge of electrical protection, and the main fault characteristics.
  • To apply comparisons of electric propulsion architecture and concepts.
  • To recognise the fundamentals of hydrogen and cryogenics, and demonstrate and awareness of current trends.

What will I receive?

  • Access to our online learning environment, Myplace