To fulfill the requirements of the graduate certificate in power systems, students are required to take four courses from the following list of courses, a total of 12 credit hours. All courses are 3 credit hours.
|EE 537 Power System Analysis I *: 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 536 Power System Fault Analysis and Protection *: This course teaches computer based methods for performing balanced and unbalanced fault analysis of power systems, and principles for protecting power systems.|
|EE 532 Smart Grid: Automation and Control of Power System *: This course covers introduction to smart grid, key technologies in transmission and distribution systems that enable smart grid, power market structure, and real time pricing.|
|EE 535 Power system generation, operation and control *: This course covers essential aspects of the energy management system of power systems. Will cover topics: power system economics, state estimation, power system stability, power quality, and fault location.|
|EE 698 Spec. Topics Multi-Inst *: This course covers advanced topics on various aspects of electrical engineering, and is a template for courses to be shared among multi-institutions via distance learning technologies. Repeatable and may be used towards the certificate more than once depending on the actual topics covered.|
|EE 641 Advanced Power Systems *: This course covers advanced topics on electric power systems including power system analysis, operation, monitoring, protection, optimization and control.|
|EE 643 Integration of Distributed Energy Resources *: This course covers characteristics of distributed energy resources, the challenges and methods for integrating them into the power grid.|
|EE 546 Electric Power System Fundamentals: Introduction to power transmission basics, power system components, power flow, fault analysis and protection, control, stability, and economic operation of the power grid.|
|EE 531 Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems: Study of non-traditional, electric generating systems, and the use of renewable energy sources. Energy sources include solar, wind, hydro, and biomass/biogas. Generating technologies include both inverter based equipment and rotating machinery.|
|EE 539 Power Distribution Systems: Electric utility distribution power systems, addressing topics such as configuration, equation, customer class data, phase balancing, distributed generation, etc.|
|EE 538 Power System Analysis II: Introduction to modern power system practices, basic transient and steady-state stability analysis with emphasis on digital techniques.|
*: Existing online course.