Electrical & Computer Engineering - Power Engineering

Courses

ECEP 501 Power System Analysis 3.0 Credits

Core course. Covers modeling of power systems, including: symmetrical components, transmission lines, transformers, per-unit values and one-line diagrams. Introduces power flow. Required of first-year power majors; equivalent undergraduate credits may be substituted.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 502 Computer Analysis of Power Systems 3.0 Credits

Core course. Covers digital computation methods, including load flow, fault, and transient stability problems. Required of first-year power engineering majors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 501 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 503 Synchronous Machine Modeling 3.0 Credits

Core course. Covers two-reaction theory, Park's synchronous machine models, modeling of the synchronous machine excitation and governor systems, and the effects on power system stability. Required of first-year power engineering majors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 502 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 601 Modeling & Analysis of Power Distribution Systems 3.0 Credits

Modeling and Analysis of Power Distribution Systems. Introduction to power distribution system; balanced and unbalanced systems, component and load modeling, radial and weakly meshed topologies; algorithms for unbalanced power flow studies including radial and general structure solver.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Corequisite: ECEP 501

ECEP 602 Power Distribution Automation and Control 3.0 Credits

Power Distribution Automation and Control. Focuses on distribution management systems and their application: including optimizing network operation -capacitor placement and control, network reconfiguration, service restoration. Modern solution technology will be addresses.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Corequisite: ECEP 502

ECEP 603 Service and Power Quality in Distribution Systems 3.0 Credits

Service and Power Quality in Distribution Systems. Focus power distribution systems: service and power quality assessment including stat estimation, voltage quality, trouble call analysis, service restoration, component and system reliability assessment.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 610 Power System Dynamics 3.0 Credits

Covers system parameters and dynamics, swing equation and solutions for two-machine and multimachine systems, equal area criterion, computer solution techniques, system effects due to dynamic behavior of particular system components, and load characteristics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 503 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 611 Power System Security 3.0 Credits

Covers contingency analysis, including operating and security constraints and network sensitivities; corrective dispatch using linear programming; and state estimation, including network observability, detection, and identification of bad data.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 610 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 612 Economic Operation of Power Systems 3.0 Credits

Covers unit characteristics and economic operation, including transmission loss coefficients, general loss formula, and automatic economic load dispatch.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 501 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 613 Advanced Power System Design 3.0 Credits

Covers components, functions, application, and performance; relative cost and scaling parameters; overall planning problem considering present-worth and cost-benefit principles; system reliability; intersystem pooling; and growth.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 641 Protective Relaying 3.0 Credits

Covers relay principles and types, instrumentation of system parameters, relay characteristics and response, system component protection, solid-state relaying, underfrequency relays, and load shedding.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 503 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 642 Protective Relay Laboratory 3.0 Credits

Covers electromechanical and static relays. Emphasizes application based on observed performance. Includes testing.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 641 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 643 Solid State Protective Relaying 3.0 Credits

Covers solid-state protective relays as applied to power system stability and protection, including comparisons with electromechanical relays.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 641 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 661 High Voltage High Power Phenomena 3.0 Credits

Covers corona, corona losses, electromagnetic noise, dielectric strength, lightning, impulse testing and safety practices, elements of high-power circuit interruption, circuit and physical phenomena, and circuit breakers.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 671 AC-DC and DC-AC Power Electronic Converters 3.0 Credits

AC-DC and DC-AC Power Electronic Converters. Study of basic power electronic converter circuits: diode and phase controlled rectifiers and inverters; switch-mode converters. Applications to DC and AC power supplies.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 501 [Min Grade: C] and ECEP 601 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 672 Power Electronic Experiments: Hardware and Software 3.0 Credits

Hardware and Software Lab-Intensive course. Additional lectures on: Study of DC-DC switch-mode converters; Study of power electronic circuitry in residential, industrial and electric utility applications; Optimizing utility interfaces with power electronic systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 671 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 673 Power Electronic Applications 3.0 Credits

Electric Utility Applications with emphasis on DC Transmission, Optimizing the Utility interface. Resonant converters. Fundamentals of motor drives and their controls: induction, DC, synchronous and specialized motors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 671 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 690 Special Topics in Power Engineering 9.0 Credits

Covers special topics of interest to students and faculty.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 697 Research in Power Engineering 0.5-9.0 Credits

Research in power engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 699 Supervised Study in Power Engineering 9.0 Credits

Supervised study in power engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 801 Advanced Topics in Power Systems I 0.5-9.0 Credits

Discusses the latest innovations, theories, and methodologies for the design, planning, and operation of power systems. Requires students to read and discuss technical articles published in the IEEE Transactions on pas, the Journal of Electric Energy and Systems, and other publications.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 802 Advanced Topics in Power Systems II 3.0 Credits

Continues ECEP 801.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 803 Advanced Topics in Power Systems III 3.0 Credits

Continues ECEP 802.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECEP 821 Load Forecasting & Probability Methods 3.0 Credits

Reviews probability methods. Covers probabilistic generation and load models; forecasting methodologies; load classification and characterization; energy and peak demand forecasting; weather-and non-weather-sensitive forecast; and annual, monthly, weekly, and daily forecast.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 610 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 822 Power System Planning 3.0 Credits

Covers deterministic planning, including automated transmission system expansion planning and network sensitivities, and probabilistic planning, including generation and load models, generation cost analysis, production costing, and energy production cost models for budgeting and planning.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 821 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 823 Power System Reliability 3.0 Credits

Covers basic reliability concepts, including probabilistic generation and load models, loss of load probability (LOLP), static and spinning generating-capacity reliability, transmission system reliability, and composite system and interconnected system reliability.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECEP 822 [Min Grade: C]

ECEP 890 Advanced Special Topics in Power Engineering 1.0-9.0 Credit

Covers advanced special topics of interest to students and faculty.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 898 Master's Thesis Power Engineering 1.0-12.0 Credit

Master's thesis in power engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 997 Dissertation Research in Power Engineering 1.0-12.0 Credit

Graded Ph.D. dissertation in power engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECEP 998 Ph.D. Dissertation in Power Engineering 1.0-12.0 Credit

Ph.D. dissertation in power engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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