2012-2014 Catalog

Energy Systems and Renewable Energy

This Technical Core provides the foundation for a career in electric power systems, generation, grid operation, motors and drives, and renewable energy sources. This core involves the study and design of reliable and economic electric power systems, including both traditional and renewable resources. Energy conversion involves conversion to and from electrical energy, including the study and design of electrical machines.


Students take:

Course # Course Name
EE 325 Electromagnetic Engineering
EE 462L Power Electronics Laboratory
EE 362K Introduction to Automatic Control
EE 368L or 
EE 369
Power Systems Apparatus and Laboratory
Power Systems Engineering
M 427L Advanced Calculus for Applications II


And three courses from the following list:

Course # Course Name
EE 339 Solid-State Electronic Devices
EE 339S Solar Energy Conversion Devices
EE 341 Electric Drives and Machines
EE 362Q Power Quality and Harmonics
EE 362R Renewable Energy and Power Systems
EE 362S Development of a Solar-powered Vehicle
EE 368L Power Systems Apparatus and Laboratory
EE 369 Power Systems Engineering
EE 379K Smart Grids
ME 337C Introduction to Nuclear Power Systems