Course Info

EEL4213: Course Information

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
EEL-4213 POWER SYSTEMS I

CLASS TIMINGS: MW 5.00 pm  - 6.15 pm ,Room No :EC 1105

OFFICE HOURS:
MW 04:00 pm -05:00 pm or by special arrangements with Professor Mohammed. A discussion forum on the Web site for this course area is available 24 hours a day. Visit Professor Mohammed’s Virtual Office on the Web site.

OFFICE:
EC-3983,305-348-3040
Teaching Assistants,Lab Instructors,
Office hours in EC-3925,305-348-6194 .

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Juan Farah

Website:
Students are required to visit this designated website atleast two times a week for information, details and announcements.http://www.aln.fiu.edu

Pre-Requisite:
EEL-3112 , EEL-4410 All students must register for EEL-4213(Lab)

TEXT BOOK AND NOTES:
1.Electromechanical Energy Devices and Power Systems by Yamayee & Bala, Wiley, 1994.
2.Selected lecture notes (Audio, Video and in print) and other demonstration material and examples will be made available at the above Web site
3.Solutions to Homework problems will be placed at the reserve desk in the library. Some Examples of projects and past exams are on the Web site.

Who Should Take This Course:

  1. FIU Electrical and Computer Engineering Students.
  2. Students at other Universities in Florida or out of State.
  3. Engineers and technical personnel in Industry preparing for Engineering License.
  4. Engineers and technical staff who want to keep current and reach a deep understanding of energy conversion concepts.

Catalogue Data:
EEL 4213 Power System I (3 credit hours). This course deals with an introduction to power systems and energy conversion components. This includes Simple Transmission Line Models, transformers, induction machines, synchronous machines, direct current machines, special machines. Prerequisite: EEL 4410 or equivalent.

COURSE TOPICS:

  • Introduction to Power Systems and its overall operation.
  • Complex Power, consumer notation, per unit system, single and three phase calculations, power factor correction.
  • Magnetic Circuits and Transformers
  • Transformers operations, connections, equivalent circuits, testing and practical use
  • Three phase transformers, special transformers and advanced topics.
  • AC Machine concepts
  • Synchronous Machines, operation, excitation, equivalent circuits, testing and practical use.
  • Direct Current Machines, operation, connections, equivalent circuits, control and applications
  • Induction Machines, models, equivalent circuits, control and applications
  • Single Phase machines, special machines and applications.

ASSISTANCE:

Please try to see Dr. Mohammed during his listed office hours or through the communication forum on the web page. If this proves impossible, a personal appointment should arranged by calling the above phone number or the ECE department secretary at extension (305-348-2807).

ABSENCE:

Students are encouraged to discuss the course topics with the professor and with each other. Any work submitted (Homework, Tests, projects, etc.) should be pledged and signed as the students’ own work, and that there is no any unauthorized help was obtained. Violators will be subject to academic misconduct which might lead to dismissal from the university.

GRADING POLICY:
All tests and final exam are closed book closed notes. THE FINAL EXAM IS A COMPREHENSIVE ONE. Homework will be assigned regularly, collected and graded. Efforts in homework indicate that you are studying and caring about the course and therefore can have an impact on your final grad. Time for each of the two tests will be announced one week in advance. Any work submitted must be neat and detailed for partial marks. Points well be taken off for sloppy work. Your Grade will be calculated as Follows:

Quizzes and Class Activities 10%
Test1 20%
Test2 20%
Project 20%
Final 30%
Total 100%

TERM PROJECT:
practical device. The project will also involve economic studies, decision making, as well as demonstrative presentations. Students will submit a proposal for review based on a call for proposals given by the instructor. Once the student’s proposals are accepted, progress reports (written and/or oral) are required. Final presentation (oral and written) of the overall project results and hardware test will be required. Students are encouraged to discuss their projects with the instructor. Teaming and procedures for the design project will be given to you and discussed in class.

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