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ENRG 423 Electric Power Systems: Operation, Technology and Economics
This course aims to establish a novel, comprehensive framework for studying electrical energy systems and then use that framework to deconstruct and reassemble the power system while providing analytical tools to support further study. In particular, the subjects covered are: * Why Does Energy Matter, How Much Energy Is Needed, Key Questions to Examine in the Energy System, Constraints of the Energy System * Physics of Energy, Energy vs. Power, How Energy Is Transformed, Laws of Thermodynamics, Energy System Map, Market Design and Function * Power generation characteristics * Electric power industry as a business * Electricity and Grid Operation * Grid Economics ? Electricity Generation Technologies & Renewable Electricity * Transmission System * Consumption and Electricity Demand Management * Electric Storage ? Distributed Generation
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -