Electrical Energy: Present and Emerging Technologies

Course #EC3110

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months

Overview

This course presents electrical energy topics for on shore facilities, expeditionary and ship applications divided into three categories; generation, distribution and consumption. For these three categories the current state of the art is presented first and then expounded with emerging technologies including renewable energy sources, energy harvesting, smart grid, micro-grids, smart metering, energy management systems, flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS), battery management systems, all electric and hybrid transportation systems, more efficient loads such as lighting, motors and power converters. 

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 119
  • 236

Prerequisites

  • EC2100
  • EO2102

Learning Outcomes

·       Knowledge of how electrical energy is generated, distributed and consumed.

·       Knowledge of how alternative and renewable energy sources contribute to electrical energy generation.

·       Knowledge of state of the art technologies that effect efficiency, reliability and security of power systems.

·       Knowledge of how electrical energy is used by DoD and learn how to reduce its consumption.

·       Design micro-grids.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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