Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky

 
 
 

Power Courses – Fall 2010

(Information is subject to change. Students should check in their “MyUK” account for latest information.)

EGR Courses

EGR 199 Section 006 - TOPS IN EGR: EGR 240 ENERGY ISSUES       Credit: 3.0
MWF 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Ralph G Anderson  Ralph G Anderson-Rm.203-RGAN
Lawrence E Holloway
This is a cross-disciplinary course open to all majors.  This course critically examines issues associated with the technical, economic, societal, environmental, and geopolitical aspects of energy.   The course is taught through lectures, discussions, and invited speakers.
EGR 699 Section 003 - TOP ENGR: EGR 649 PWR & ENERGY EXPERIENC       Credit: 3.0
F 8:00 am – 1:00: pm [ pink sheet to 1:00pm and move to 699 level]
F Paul Anderson Tower  F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.255-FPAT
Donald G Colliver
Unique experiences through visits to a variety of energy-related sites and presentations from  topical experts.  Throughout the semester, there will be trips to selected energy related sites, which may include sites such as a biofuels facility, pumped storage site, power plant, power operations center, windfarm, landfill gas site, smart grid demonstration center, solar farm, high efficiency building, etc.   These visits will be prepared for in advance through lectures and assignments.

EGR 599 Section 004 - TOP ENGR:EGR540 POLICY & ECO OF ENERG       Credit: 3.0
TR 9:30 am – 10:45 am
TBD F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.255-FPAT
Timothy Taylor; Johne M Parker

This is an overview class that provides background on: Tariff/rate structures, the role of public service commissions (public utilities commissions), economic dispatch and generation/load balancing issues, demand management, environmental issues (including emissions, water use, right-of-way, and waste disposal), regulated and deregulated markets, and business and environmental ethics

Electrical Engineering (EE) Courses

EE 415G Section 001 – ELECTROMECHANICS       Credit: 3.0
Prereq: EE 221 with a C or better and PHY 232.
Lecture MWF 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm, Ralph G Anderson  Rm.203-RGAN
Joseph Sottile Jr.

Study of electric machines and electromechanical systems.


EE 416G Section 001 – ENERGY CONVERSION LAB       Credit: 2.0
Prereq or concur: EE 415G.
Lecture F 9:00 am – 9:50 am, Ralph G Anderson-Rm.207-RGAN
Lab M 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm  F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.462-FPAT
Instructor TBD


EE 416G Section 002 – ENERGY CONVERSION LAB       Credit: 2.0
Prereq or concur: EE 415G.
Lab R 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm,  F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.462-FPAT
Lecture F 9:00 am – 9:50 am Ralph G Anderson-Rm.207-RGAN
Instructor TBD

Lab course for practical experience with electric power systems and  electro‐mechanical energy conversion devices including transformers, and DC and AC machines.


EE 537 Section 001 – ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS I       Credit: 3.0
Prereq: EE 468G and engineering standing.
Lecture MWF 10:00 am – 10:50 am, Ralph G Anderson-Rm.203-RGAN
Yuan Liao

Basic concepts relating to electric power systems, with emphasis on the determination of transmission line parameters, representations of components of a power system, and generalized network analysis techniques.


EE 538 Section 001 – ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM II       Credit: 3.0
Prereq: Engineering standing and consent of instructor.
Lecture TR 11:00 am – 12:15 pm,  Ralph G Anderson-Rm.203-RGAN
Joseph Sottile Jr.

Introduction to modern power system practices, basic transient and steadystate
stability analysis with emphasis on digital techniques.


EE 599 Section 003 – TOPS ELEC ENGR:PWR SYS ANLYS W ADV SOFTW       Credit: 3.0

Prereq: Equivalent of two 400 level courses in Electrical Engineering, consent of instructor and engineering standing.
Lecture M 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.581-FPAT
Yuan Liao
EE 599-003 is also taught as EE 699-001

Computer aided methods for power system analysis and application of prevailing power system analysis software package to perform various types of analyses


EE 599 Section 008 – TOPS ELEC ENGR:EGR 546 GRID POWER TRANS       Credit: 3.0
Syllabus
Prereq: Equivalent of two 400 level courses in Electrical Engineering, consent of instructor and engineering standing.
Lecture MWF 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm,  Oliver H Raymond Building-Rm.C226-OHR
Aaron M Cramer
EE 599-008 is also taught as EGR 599-007 and EE 699-005.
This course is an introduction to power transmission basics, power flow, VARs, AC vs HVDC, NERC and ISOs and the larger interconnected grid, substations, control and stability issues, and distributed generation issues with the grid. This course will also introduce smart grid issues such as communications and cyber‐security.


EE 599 Section 009 – TOPS ELEC ENGR:EGR 542 POWER GEN TECH       Credit: 3.0
Syllabus
Prereq: Equivalent of two 400 level courses in Electrical Engineering, consent of instructor and engineering standing.
Lecture TR 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.259-FPAT
Rodney Andrews
EE 599-009 is also taught as EGR 599-008, EE 699-006 and CME 599-003.

An overview of generation methods, including coal, nuclear, gas turbine, hydro, solar, wind, and biomass. This course also includes an introduction to energy storage technologies such as pumped water, compressed air, flywheel, and battery technologies. An overview of emissions control technologies is also included.


EE 699 Section 001 – TOPS ELEC ENGR:PWR SYS W USING ADV SOFTW       Credit: 3.0
Prereq: Consent of instructor.
Lecture M 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.581-FPAT
Yuan Liao
EE 699-001 is also taught as EE 599-001

Computer aided methods for power system analysis and application of prevailing power system analysis software package to perform various types of analyses

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Courses

BAE 599 Section 001 – TOPICS IN AG ENGR: BIOFUELS Credit: 3.0
Lecture — MWF 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm, Charles E Barnhart-Rm.236-CEBA
Sue E Nokes

An introduction to the basic principles for the production and utilization of biofuels with special
emphasis on ethanol and biodiesel. Process chemistry of biofuels manufacturing, fuel properties and the use of
ethanol in internal combustion engines and biodiesel engines will be discussed

Chemical Engineering and Material Engineering (CME) Courses

CME 599 Section 003 – TOPICS IN CHEMICAL ENGR:EGR 542 POW GEN       Credit: 3.0
Prereq: Engineering standing.
Lecture TR 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm, F Paul Anderson Tower-Rm.259-FPAT
Rodney Andrews
CME 599-003 is also taught as EE 599-009, EE 699-006 and EGR 599-008.

An overview of generation methods, including coal, nuclear, gas turbine, hydro, solar, wind, and biomass. This course also includes an introduction to energy storage technologies such as pumped water, compressed air, flywheel, and battery technologies. An overview of emissions control technologies is also included.