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EPE 220: Electric Circuits I
System of units, Circuit variables (charge, current, voltage, power, energy). Circuit elements, and simple resistive circuits. Techniques of circuit analysis. The ideal Operational amplifier, Inductance and Capacitance. Natural and step responses of first order RL and RC circuits. Natural and step responses of RLC circuits.
EPE 222: Electric Circuits II
Sinusoidal steady state analysis. AC power analysis (instantaneous, average power maximum average power transfer, complex and apparent power, power factor and power factor correction). Analysis of three-phase circuits. Mutual inductance and magnetically coupled circuits. Resonance circuits. Frequency response using Bode plots. Two-Port networks.
EPE 223: Electric Circuits Lab.
Measurement Device (Ammeters, Voltmeters, Oscilloscope), DC Circuit analysis (Ohm`s Law, KCL, KvL, Current division, voltage division, Series/Parallel Combinations of Resistors, wheatstone Bridege, thevenin`s and Norton`s Equivalent Circuits, Maximum Power Trnafer), RLC components and their Frequency Dependence, Frequency Resoponse of RL and RC Circuits, Phase Measurments Using the Oscillscope, Series Sinusoidal Circuits, Parallel sinusoidal Circuits, Series-Parallel Sinusoidal circuits, Series-Parallel sinusoidal Circuits, Thevenin`sd Theorem and Maximum Power Transfer, Resonant Circuits, Frequency response of filters (low-pass, high-pass, Band-pass).
EPE: 320 Automatic Control Systems
Electrical, mechanical and electromechanical linear dynamical systems modeling, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, transfer functions of linear time-invariant systems, stability of linear time-invariant systems, steady state responses and steady state errors, transient responses, root-locus technique to analyze systems, Design of PID, phase-lead, and phase-lag controllers using root-locus technique and Ziegler-Nichols tuning method.
EPE 321:  Automatic Control Systems Lab           
Time Invariant Systems (Transient and steady state analysis), Controller Element Properties, Design of Controllers using Root Locus Method, Design of controller using Ziegler-Nichols Method, Systems with dead time Element, Two Position controller, Sampled Data System, Speed Control.
EPE 350A: Transformers & DC Machines
Introduction to energy conversion and magnetic circuits transform, (single phase, three phase, auto transformer) construction, regulation, connections, special connections: T-Connection, Scot Connection. DC – machines, construction, types, windings, EMF equation. Torque equation, armature reaction, power flow control and dynamics.
EPE 354: General Machines
Magnetic circuits, ideal and real transformers, equivalent circuit of a power transformer, single phase, three phase, auto transformers construction, regulation, connections, instrument transformers, transformer taps and Voltage Regulation, The voltage and induced torque equations in DC machines, The construction of DC machines, power flow and losses in DC machines, Motor equivalent circuit, Motor starters, Efficiency , DC generators, voltage control and regulation , construction of AC machines, principle of operation as motor and generator synchronous generators, construction, equivalent circuits, power and torque equations, parallel operation. Synchronous motors starting, equivalent circuit-synchronous condenser. Induction motors, construction, equivalent circuit, power and torque, speed control.
EPE 360A: Power System Analysis I
Introduction to Power systems, Review of Basic Principles (active, Reactive, and compels power, power factor, power factor correction, balanced three-phase circuits and analysis Y/∆ loads, per-phase analysis). Generator Model, Transformer Model (equivalent circuits, types), Per-Unit Systems and Calculations, Transmission Line Parameters and Calculation (resistance, capacitance, inductance, corona), Line Model and Performance (modeling of short, medium, and long lines, voltage and current waves, surge impedance loading, complex power flow, power transmission capability, line compensation). Using Matalab for Power system analysis I.
EPE 441: Measurements and Instrumentation Lab.
Moving coil meters. Galvanometers-DC and AC bridges. Energy meters. Power factor measurements. Current and voltage transformers. Digital Oscilloscope and XY-recorders. Transducers, Power analyzer. High Voltage Measurements.
EPE 453: Electrical Machines Lab.
Single-Phase Transformers. Three-Phase Transformers. DC Generator, Series, Shunt, Compound Generators. DC Motors, Series, Shunt, Compound Motors. Synchronous Generator, No-load test, parallel operation. Synchronous motors, Induction motors. Single-Phase Induction motors.
EPE 460A: Power System Analysis II
Power (load) Flow analysis (bus admittance matrics, Gauss-Seidel method, Nweto-Raphson method, Decoupled and fast decoupled methods, dc load flow method, tap-changing transformers), Economic (Optimal) Dispatch of Generators, Faults (introduction to faults, the bus impedance matricx building algorithm, balanced faults, symmetrical components, unbalanced Faults).
EPE 461: Computer Applications in Power Ssytems Lab.     
Using Computer Packages in the following areas: Transmission Lines: Parameters Evaluation and line performance. Power Flow studies. Fault calculations and analysis, stability assessment. Visualization of power systems. Relay co-ordination.
EPE 462: Power System Protection
Principles and components of power system protection, type and operating principles of protective relays, protection of trammision lines (over current, distance and pilot protection), apparatus protection (Bus bar, reactor, transformer, generator, motor), power fuses, circuit breakers, over voltage protection and mitigation techniques.
EPE 463: Power System protection Lab.
CT`S and VT`s performance, characteristics of inverse time overcorrect relay, current setting and characteristics of blased differential relay, sensitive earth fault Relay definite and inverse time overvoltage relay, pilot wire protection reverse power protection, instantaneous overcurrent and E/F protection.
EPE 647: Power Systems Protection
Basic relay types and characteristics (solid state units, logic circuits, integrated circuits, Microprocessor relay), instrument transformer (effect of dc component, estimation of CT performance), coupling capacitor voltage transformer, generator protection ( stator ground fault, over-speed, loss of excitation, generator motoring, inadvertent energization), motor protection (phase rotation, negative sequence, phase unbalance, load loss, out-of-step, loss of excitation), differential protection of generator-transformer units, reactor protection, shunt capacitor bank protection, station-bus protection, line protection, system stability and out-of-step relaying, reclosing and synchronizing, load shedding and frequency relaying.
EPE 352: Power Electronics I
This introductory course gives an overview of the major aspects of switching power devices and circuits. The basic operating principles of single-phase/three-phase controlled/uncontrolled ac/dc rectifiers, ac/ac voltage controllers, dc/dc converters, and dc/ac inverters are presented. Simulation and mini projects emphasize power electronics circuit analysis, design, and control.
COEN 400 Engineering Ethics
This course is designed to introduce undergraduate engineering students to the concepts, theory and practice of engineering ethics. It will allow students to explore the relationship between ethics and engineering and apply classical moral theory and decision making to engineering issues encountered in academic and professional careers.
ELEE 501 Linear System Analysis (Master)
Fundamental concepts in linear system theory: matrix algebra, linear vector space, linear operator; linearity, causality, relaxedness, and time invariance. Input-output and state-space models. Solutions of linear dynamic equations and impulse responses. Characteristics of linear systems: controllability, observability and stability.
ELEE 504 Advanced Power System Analysis (Master)
A course on optimal dispatch of generation, symmetrical components and unbalanced faults, transient stability, control of generation, state estimation in power systems, and power system simulation.
ELEE 506 Advanced Analysis of Electric Machines (Master)
Generalized theory of electrical machines, transient analysis in transformers: short circuit forces, inrush currents, transients and dynamics of DC and AC machines (synchronous and induction), special machines: brushless AC motors, switched reluctance motors, linear motors, stepper motors, computer implementation and analysis of electrical machines
ELEE 513 Renewable Energy Systems (Master)
This course seeks to impart in students a sound understanding of renewable energy systems. The course includes: wind energy, solar energy, hydro power and geothermal energy systems
ELEE 516 Power Electronics Systems and Applications (Master)
A course that reviews converter topologies for AC/DC, DC/AC, and DC/DC; power supply applications; converter applications to motor drives; utility interface of distributed energy systems; static VAR systems; flexible AC transmission; high voltage DC; power quality control; active and passive harmonics compensation
ELEE 517 Electric Power Systems Control and Stability (Master)
A course on short-term load forecasting, generation unit commitment, economic load dispatch, loss formula coefficients, nonlinear programming, optimal power flow, security assessment, security dispatch, spinning reserve evaluation, automatic generation control, reactive power and voltage control, and state estimation.
ELEE 518 Energy Efficiency in the Power Sector (Master)
Topics covered in the course include: utility companies and energy supply; energy sustainability; cogeneration systems: CHP and CCGT; reciprocating engines; distributed generation; demand side management; energy audit: types and data analysis, monitoring and targeting of energy, energy- efficient rotating machines, design and performance optimization. Case studies.
ELEE 519 Smart Grids (Master)
The concept of Smart-grid, with network, components, technologies and trends. Significance to participants throughout the value chain, opportunities, threats, business models and regulatory issues. Integration of distributed variable generation, planning, management, operation, voltage stability and protection Advanced metering systems and intelligent buildings with demand side management and energy efficiency
ELEE 521 Electric Safety and Grounding System Design (Master)
This course discusses grounding of power systems and equipment; the impact of grounding on system performance, system equipment integrity, safety of personnel as well as safety of the public at large. The course addresses the problem of grounding mainly in distribution systems: the effects on reliability of supply to customers, survivability of end-use equipment, and safety of individuals
ELEE 524 :Advanced Power Distribution Systems (Master)
Residential and industrial distribution, types of distribution systems, connected loads, load factor, maximum demand, diversity factor, distribution transformer sizing, substation design, selection of cables, cable current carrying capacity, derating factors, effect of harmonics, voltage drop calculations, short circuit calculations, fuses and coordination of fuses.
ELEE 611: Engineering Design Project (Non-Thesis Program)
Application of knowledge and skills acquired during the study of the graduate program in the solution of open-ended, advanced level design problems from a technical, environmental and socio-economic viewpoint. Students can work with senior engineers from industry on a specific design project
EPE 460 A  : Power System Analysis II
Power (load) flow analysis (bus admittance matrix, Gauss-Seidel method, Newton-Raphson method, decoupled and fast decoupled methods, dc load flow method, tap-changing transformers), Economic (Optimal) Dispatch of Generators, Fault analysis (introduction to faults, the bus impedance matrix building algorithm, balanced faults, symmetrical components, unbalanced faults).