COURSE: WENG 576 Electrical Power Systems Design CapstoneOBJECTIVE: 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.