Course Description

Electrical Power Generation

Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to install, troubleshoot and service on-site power generation systems up to 50kW. This course emphasizes various generator types driven by both typical and atypical methods. Instruction is provided in the areas of diesel and gaseous fueled engines, control systems and governors. Advanced instruction is provided in electrical components necessary in the generation, storage, conversion, switching, and transmission of electric power. Students develop the practical skills needed to work with on-site electrical power generation equipment and related systems. 3 credits (2 hours lecture, 2 hour lab), Fall semester Prerequisites: DTEC125 or ELEC190 & DTEC150 or AGEN210 or by permission of instructor Co-requisites: MAGN 101

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Admissions Requirements

The RE B.Tech. degree is a demanding curriculum for incoming students as there are strong math, biology, chemistry, physics, and electrical engineering components to the program. A rigorous high school curriculum in math and science is recommended.