2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Aug 19, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE-UY 2613 Fundamentals of Electric Power Engineering for Non EE Students

3 Credits
Introduction to electricity: current, voltage and electrical power. Ohm’s Law. Kirchhoff ‘s Laws. Electrical materials. Electrical energy generation process. Principles of AC. Bulk electrical power generation: hydroelectricity and thermoelectricity. Alternative generation sources. Synchronous Generators. Induction Motors. Transmission and distribution systems. Substations and transformers. Low-voltage networks. Industrial, commercial and residential networks and loads. Short circuit and protection equipment. Relays and circuit breakers. Power quality. Reliability and blackouts. Physiological effects of electric currents in the human body. Exposure to low-frequency magnetic fields. National Electric Code (NEC). ANSI-IEEE Standards. IEC standards. Certification of electrical products compliance.

Prerequisite(s): MA-UY 1024 , MA-UY 1124 , and PH-UY 1013 . Corequisite(s): PH-UY 2023 .
Note: ABET competencies a, d, h i, j.

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0

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