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EET 247 W - Energy Conversions & Automation and Laboratory

The theory, operation, application and control of DC and AC motors and generators with special emphasis on their application in wind energy.  PV as an alternative energy source will be viewed from the application and conversion of energy processes.  Additional material will include single and polyphase transformers, power generation systems, and power transmission.  Programmable Controller applications will be discussed.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  EET 150 Electronic Devices, EET 150L Electronic Devices Laboratory

Credits: 4
3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe in written and verbal form, the operation and control of a variety of DC and AC motors and generators as they relate to industrial and alternative energy concepts and applications.
  2. Describe single and polyphase transformers and make calculations for their installation and use.
  3. Describe power generation and transmission theory for the distribution of power from commercial power generation stations and make the necessary calculations for this distribution.
  4. Discuss the theory of, and calculate quantities for, the operation of open and closed loop control systems.
  5. Use computer mathematical modeling tools for modeling and stability analysis.
  6. Program Programmable Logic Controllers.
  7. Program industrial type robots.