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ECE 417 - Power Distribution Engineering

Course Title: 

Power Distribution Engineering

Course Description: 

This is an introduction into power distribution systems from the utility engineering perspective. The course looks at electrical service from the distribution substation to the supply line feeding a customer. The course studies the nature of electrical loads, voltage characteristics and distribution equipment requirements. The fundamentals of distribution protection are reviewed including fast/relay coordination. Finally, power quality and reliability issues are addressed.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Attributes: 

(P)

Prerequisite: 

[(ECE 319 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None