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ECE 3304 - Introduction to Power Systems (3C)

Course Description

Basic concepts of AC systems, single-phase and three-phase networks, electric power generation, transformers, transmission lines, electric machinery and the use of power.

Why take this course?

Electric power and energy are cornerstones of modern industrial societies. This course provides the basis of how electric power is produced, distributed and utilized in an efficient manner. The students need this background in all branches of electrical engineering.

Learning Objectives

  • apply the basic principles of circuit analysis to AC networks
  • apply phasor representation to solve AC networks
  • solve the network and evaluate performance of single-phase and three-phase networks
  • determine the equivalent circuit of single- and three-phase transformers
  • apply the principles of electric machines and their control,
  • apply AC circuit analysis techniques to transmission lines and interconnected power networks.