With the continuing high demand for energy and recent trends toward ﬁnding innovative alternative-power solutions that link to national grids, sophisticated power engineers are needed now more than ever. Today, power engineers are engaged in the search for sustainable-energy practices, aiming to achieve increasingly more efﬁcient systems. This unique online graduate certiﬁcate prepares you for key roles as power engineers in electric utilities and in the transportation, power equipment and defense industries. Become familiar with power equipment and systems, ranging from milliwatts, as in a mobile phone, to hundreds of gigawatts, as in an HVDC transmission system.
Take These 2 Required Courses (6 Credits)
EL 5663 Physics of Alternative Energy, Credits: 3.00
EL 5683 Electric Drives Characteristics and Controls, Credits: 3.00
EL 6603 Power Electronics, Credits: 3.00
EL 6623 Power Systems Economics and Planning, Credits: 3.00