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ECE 581 - Elements of Smart Grid

Course Title: 

Elements of Smart Grid

Course Description: 

This course covers cross-disciplinary subjects on smart grid that relates to energy generation, transmission, distribution, and delivery as well as theories, technologies, design, policies, and implementation of smart grid. Topics include: smart sensing, communication, and control in energy systems; advanced metering infrastructure; energy management in buildings and home automation; smart grid applications to plug-in vehicles and low-carbon transportation alternatives; cyber and physical security systems; microgrids and distributed energy resources; demand response and real-time pricing; and intelligent and outage management systems.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(ECE 418 with min. grade of C) OR (ECE 419 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None