COURSE:  WENG 576 Electrical Power Systems Design Capstone

OBJECTIVE:  The objective of this course is to build upon the knowledge gained in WENG 470, WENG 572, WENG 573, and WENG 574 and to provide electrical engineers with real world hands on application of principles and procedures gained through distance learning for the design and analysis of Air Force and other DOD electrical power systems.

DESCRIPTION:  This course provides classroom and laboratory Easy Power software hands on experience, real world tours of a substation with the Utility provider (privatized utility system), airfield lighting vault and airfield tour, EMCS control room tour (discuss real world concerns with Industrial Control Systems (ICS) ), and an opportunity to research and present a capstone topic in power systems. Other lesson topics include electrical safety, emerging electrical code updates, industrial control systems, arc flash calculations, renewable energy, utility privatization, and protective relays.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Military and civilian degreed electrical engineers or Professional Engineers responsible for the design and management of electrical systems.

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Other degreed engineers, Project Managers, and Energy Managers.

GRADE:   No Restriction

PREREQUISITES:  Primary Audience: Completion of WENG 572, WENG 573, and WENG 574 Secondary Audience: Completion of WENG 470, WENG 572, WENG 573, and WENG 574

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Students should plan to spend 10 hrs after class for research paper and presentation for course work.

DELIVERY METHOD:  1-week in-residence.

Course Enrollment Closes for all AFIT CE offerings 14 days prior to Course Start Date!

COURSE CREDIT:  3.5 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Week for Resident

QUESTIONS? Send us an e-mail by clicking the Contact Us button.

HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

16-Sep-2019 to 20-Sep-2019 / WPAFB Resident



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