ECE 319

Fundamentals of Power Engineering with Lab

Instructor: Dr. Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Course Meetings: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am - 11:15am

Location: TBA

Office Hours and Location: TR 11:15am - 12:15pm @ Seigel Hall 225

Course Description: Principles of electromechanical energy conversion. Fundamentals of the operations of transformers, synchronous machines, induction machines, and fractional horsepower machines. Introduction to power network models and per-unit calculations. Gauss-Siedel load flow. Lossless economic dispatch. Symmetrical three-phase faults. Laboratory considers operation, analysis, and performance of motors and generators. The laboratory experiments also involve use of PC-based interactive graphical software for load flow, economic dispatch, and fault analysis.

Prerequisite: ECE 213, ECE 214, PHYS 221. (3-3-4) (C)

Course Text: Electric Machinery and Power System Fundamentals, by Stephen J. Chapman; McGraw-Hill, 2002. and ECE 319 Laboratory Manual