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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EEN 3270 - Energy, Generation, Conservation and Technology

Credits: 4
Course covers generation, transmission and distribution of U.S. electrical power systems. Faradays’ law is covered, with applications to generators and transformers. A significant portion of the course is devoted to Energy Efficiency and Renewable energy (EERE) topics, including wind, hydro and solar. The importance of EERE in light of present environmental, economic and ethical considerations is covered. Energy measurement and smart grid technology are discussed. This is a junior level “project” course, and a significant project involving real-world EERE is required.
Prerequisite(s): EE Junior Standing.
Six hours of lecture, demonstrations, and lab experiences a week.