ECE Courses

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Course Number  Course Title and Catalog Description
Electrical Energy Systems
Non-renewable and renewable/sustainable energy sources. Processes, costs, and environmental impact of conversion into electric energy. Delivery and control of electric energy, electromechanical systems.
Electromechanical and Electromagnetic Energy Conversion
Introduction to three phase power systems, electromechanical energy conversion and operating principles of electric machines.
Power System Analysis & Control
Introduces basic concepts in electric power generation, distribution,system control and economic operation.
Power System Engineering
To introduce basic concepts of electric power system design, encompassing protection, stability and control.
Electric Power Quality
Transients and harmonics in power systems, analysis methods and mitigation practices. Causes of power quality problems and relationship to equipment susceptibility.
Power Electronics
Introduces power semiconductor devices and power electronic converters, including single-phase and three-phase ac/dc rectifiers, ac voltage controllers, dc/dc converters and dc/ac inverters.
Electric Machinery Analysis
Advanced theory of AC machines, including AC motor winding design, finite element analysis, induction motor design, permanent magnet machine design, and synchronous machine dynamics. Credit not allowed for both ECE 4335 and ECE 6335.
Power Systems Control and Operation
Introduction to methods used in the real time operation and control of power systems as well as to the hardware and software technology of energy management systems (EMS).
Power System Stability
Techniques for stability analysis of electric power systems and applications of these methods.
Power System Planning and Reliability
To introduce basic concepts as well as analysis and optimization techniques underlying reliability assessment of electric power systems and planning techniques.
Power System Protection
The theory and practice of modern power system protection techniques.
Power Electronic Circuits
The analysis, control and design of switching power converters: rectifiers, cycloconverters, voltage-sourced and current-source inverters, dc-dc converters, pfc and resonant converters.
Electric Machinery Analysis
An introduction to the analysis and basic construction principles of rotating electric machines and transformers, including ac synchronous and induction machines and dc machines. Credit is not allowed for both ECE 4335 and ECE 6335.
Dynamics and Control of Electric Machine Drives
A study of the dynamics and control of electric machinery and variable speed machine drive systems.