Sep 24, 2022  
2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 3631 - Building Electrical Power Distribution I

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Topics include power systems below 600 volts, totalizing loads, feeder and branch circuits, power transformers, overcurrent protection, fault currents, circuit breaker selection, and electrical code application. Panelboard and switchboard selection, electric service entrances, power factor correction, power company coordination, small and medium motors, motor control and electrical measuring devices are covered. Laboratory experiments relating to equipment and analysis, as well as a case study, provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate application of course material. An electrical design project is started in this course. Hardware emphasized in this course includes Power Triangles, Transformers, DC Motors, AC Induction Motors, AC Drives and AC Synchronous Motors. (prereq: AE 3612 )



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