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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Sharon Y. Boyce
(315) 684-6608
Charlton Hall, Room 103B

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Admissions Requirements

A.A.S. or A.S. or 60 hours of lower division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.3. Completion of Math 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (C or better required) or equivalent prior to enrollment into the program.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.