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ELEC 4602 [0.5 credit] Electrical Power Engineering

The electric power system. Major components: induction and synchronous machines, power transformers and connections, transmission. Analysis: balanced and unbalanced three-phase systems, symmetrical components, load flow. Operation: frequency control, steady state and transient generator stability, voltage collapse, thermal constraints. Variable speed drives, power quality.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2501 or ELEC 3605.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis two hours a week.