Sustainable Energy and Power Systems I
Introduction to electrical energy systems:history,current trends, renewable and non-renewable sources rotating machines and their operation, and smart grid initiatives.
Prerequisite: 2100 or 292 or 294 (Spring 2011) or 205, and enrollment in ECE or EngPhysics major. Not open to students with credit for 341
Sustainable Energy and Energy Conversion Lab
Laboratory introducing basics of energy conversion processes for electrical energy supply systems utilizing conventional rotating machines and hardware-in-the-loop simulation system for sustainable energy systems.
Prerequisite: 3040 (341), and enrollment in ECE or EngPhysics major. Not open to students with credit for 447
Power Electronics: Devices, Circuits, and Applications
Provides an introduction to power electronic conversion principles. Analytical techniques will be developed through the study of widely used converter circuits.
Prerequisite: 3020 (323), or Grad standing in Engineering, Biological Sciences, or Math and Physical Sciences. Not open to students with credit for 624, 724, or 844.
The basics of rotating machines will be introduced, covering the mechanical and
electrical structure of the devices and steady state operating characteristics. Application
of generator and motors to electric power systems will be discussed. Machine control
and variable speed operation of rotating electric machines will also be covered
Power System Analysis and Control
A power system analysis course presenting power systems loads, modeling of transformers and power system model for voltage calculation and faults.
Prerequisite: 3040 (341), or Grad standing in Engineering, Biological Sciences, or Math and Physical Sciences. Not open to students with credit for 640, 740, or 741.
High Voltage Engineering and Laboratory
Dielectric strength and breakdown of gases, liquids, and solids,
electric field design problems in power system equipment; laboratory study of high
Sustainable Energy and Power Systems II
The second course in sustainable energy and power systems; basic issues and solutions to sustainable energy; the concept of smart grid; cyber control and security.
Power System Communication
Principles and design approaches of communication systems and networks for next generation power systems, with a focus on theoretical and practical aspects.
Multi-Agent Control of Electric Energy Systems
Fundamental concepts and approaches in multi-agent systems for next generation power systems, with focus on the operation and control of microgrids.
Semiconductor Devices for Energy Applications
Physical principles relevant for analysis and design of semiconductor electronic and photonic devices for energy applications.
A practical introduction to the power market design including market fundamentals, market architecture and locational pricing.
Control and Optimization for the Smart Grid
Feedback control system and optimization methods for the smart grid. Truth and design models, control methods and applications. Optimization models and applications.
Chem Eng 4760
Chemical Engineering Economy and Strategy
Economic and strategy considerations in research, development, design, and manufacturing in the chemical process industry.
Prerequisite: 3610 (610), and enrollment in ChBE or EngPhysics major; or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 760
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