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ECE 319 - Fundamentals of Power Engineering

Course Title: 

Fundamentals of Power Engineering

Course Description: 

Principles of electromechanical energy conversion. Fundamentals of the operations of transformers, synchronous machines, induction machines, and fractional horsepower machines. Introduction to power network models and per-unit calculations. Gauss-Seidel load flow. Lossless economic dispatch. Symmetrical three-phase faults. Laboratory considers operation, analysis, and performance of motors and generators. The laboratory experiments also involve use of PC-based interactive graphical software for load flow, economic dispatch, and fault analysis.

Credit: 

(3-3-4)

Prerequisite: 

[(ECE 213 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None