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ELEC 4602 [0.5 credit] Electrical Power Systems

The electric power system. Components: power transformers and connections, transmission lines. Analysis: balanced and unbalanced three-phase systems, symmetrical components, load flow, FACTS. Operation: frequency and voltage control, steady state and transient stability, fault protection. Distribution systems: utility, residential, commercial. Electrical safety: code, grounding/bonding.
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2602 or ELEC 3605.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis two hours a week.