Electric Power

This program prepares the students for the challenges and opportunities of the rapidly developing field of Electric Power Engineering and Power Electronics. Special emphasis at the graduate level is given to power system modeling, simulation and analysis, static power converters, electric machinery and drives, power generation and control including hvdc, harmonic analysis, and protective relaying. Each student's plan is tailored to fit his background, interests and goals.

A study plan usually consists of selections from the 4000 and 7000 level courses listed below.

  • EE 4120 Network Analysis
  • EE 4150 Digital Signal Processing
  • EE 4420 Electric Machine Analysis
  • EE 4430 Power System Analysis
  • EE 4450 Distribution System Design
  • EE 4460 Power Electronics
  • EE 4750 Digital Systems
  • EE 7250 Semiconduct Power Devices
  • EE 7410 Faulted Power System Analysis
  • EE 7420 Power Systems Dynamics
  • EE 7430 Power System Reliability
  • EE 7440 Power Trans. & Control
  • EE 7450 Power System Protection
  • EE 7460 Static Power Converters
  • EE 7470 Power Generation & Control
  • EE 7510 Advanced Control Systems
  • EE 7520 Optimal Control Theory
  • EE 7570 Nonlinear System Analysis
  • EE 7580 Computer Process Control
Related Courses
  • ME 4533 Engr. Use of Computers
  • NS 4527 Nuclear Reactor Theory & Design
  • NS 4566 Nuclear Reactor Systems
  • NS 4570 Nuclear Reactor Safety

Currently, research work is in progress in the areas of power system harmonics, optimum var compensation, expert system applications, resonant and pulse-width modulated converters, and switched mode power supplies. Research funding is derived from governmental agencies, private industries and state resources.