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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EEL6285
Tracking Number - 3135

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2013-10-11
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Assign permanent number to the course.
Comments: to GC 5/6/13 Elective. Approved. Cleared Syst Concurrence 7/31/13. to SCNS 8/5/13. SCNS flagged for syllabus and justirfication for why 3000 pre-reqs. Subm as 6255, apprpoved as 6285 eff 9/1/13


Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2013-03-20
  2. Department: Electrical Engineering
  3. College: EN
  4. Budget Account Number: 210600
  5. Contact Person: Lingling Fan
  6. Phone: 8139742031
  7. Email: linglingfan@usf.edu
  8. Prefix: EEL
  9. Number: 6285
  10. Full Title: Energy Delivery Systems
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?:
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Energy Delivery Systems
  19. Course Online?: B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: EGN 3373 EGN 3375
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: The course provides the students the fundamentals and analysis of the electric power delivery system to facilitate the integration of renewal energy resources wind energy and solar energy.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? Grid integration of distributed energy sources and renewables demand the knowledge of power electronics. Utility engineers, R&D, manufacturers all demand this course.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Minimum requirement for instructor: a doctorate degree in EE with a focus in power systems or power electronics; research work and publications that demonstrate the understanding and application of grid integration of renewable energy sources or distributed sources; ability to use computer simulation tool such as PSCAD, PSIM to model power electronic circuit and control systems.
  29. Objectives: The objective of the course is to teach students fundamentals of integrating renewable energy sources into power systems, including solar and wind basics, enabling technology of power electronic converters, grid operation and analysis.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Students learn the fundamentals of electric power systems.

    Students learn the power electronics systems for utility integration of the distributed energy resources.

    Students learn the fundamentals of Microgrid.

    Students learn the fundamentals of the distributed renewable energy resources - wind generation, photovoltaic, and energy storage.

    Students learn the fundamentals of the control, automation, and protection design in a power delivery system.

    Students learn the power system simulation tool PSCAD/EMTDC.

  31. Major Topics: Part I Switched mode building block and its applications

    [1]. dc-dc converter (topology, circuit and analysis)

    [2]. dc-ac or ac/dc converter (topology, circuit and analysis)

    a. half-bridge single phase

    b. full-bridge single phase

    c. two-level three-phase

    d. three-level three-phase

    [3]. Pulse width modulation

    [4]. Space vector modulation

    [5]. Feedback control

    [6]. Applications in dc machine control, induction machine control and synchronous machine control

    Part II Diode and thyristor based converters

    [1]. Line frequency diode rectifier

    [2]. Line frequency phase controlled rectifiers and converters

    [3]. Applications in utility systems

  32. Textbooks: Text: Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems, Gilbert M Masters, Wiley 2004

    References: Voltage-Sourced Converters in Power Systems, A. Yazdani, R. Iravani, IEEE Press - Wiley

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: PSCAD tutorial
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Homework Assignments 20%

    Midterm Exam 20%

    Software (PSCAD) Projects 10%

    Final Term Project 20%

    Final Exam 30%

    Late assignments will not be accepted for grading.

  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: Homework Assignments 20%

    Midterm Exam 20%

    Software (PSCAD) Projects 10%

    Final Term Project 20%

    Final Exam 30%

    Late assignments will not be accepted for grading.

  36. Attendance Policy: Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work: Emergency Preparedness for Academic Continuity: In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    Students with Disabilities: Students in need of academic accommodations for a disability may consult with the office of Students with Disabilities Services to arrange appropriate accommodations. Students are required to give reasonable notice prior to requesting an accommodation.

    Academic Integrity

    The faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department is committed to maintaining a learning environment which promotes academic integrity and the professional obligations recognized in the IEEE Code of Ethics (http://ee.eng.usf.edu/about/codeOfEthics.htm ). Accordingly, the department adheres to a common Academic Integrity Policy in all of its courses. This policy is to be applied uniformly in a fair and unbiased manner.

    University rules regarding academic integrity will be strictly enforced. It is not acceptable to copy, plagiarize or otherwise make use of the work of others in completing homework, project, laboratory report, exam or other course assignments. Likewise, it is not acceptable to knowingly facilitate the copying or plagiarizing of ones own work by others in completing homework, project, laboratory report, exam or other course assignments. It is only acceptable to give or receive assistance from others when expressly permitted by the instructor. Unless specified otherwise, as in the case of all take-home exams, scholarly exchange regarding out-of-class assignments is encouraged. A more complete explanation of behaviors that violate academic integrity is provided at:

    http://www.ugs.usf.edu/catalogs/1112/pdf/AcademicIntegrityOfStudents.pdf.

    The minimum penalty for violation of the academic integrity policy stated in the preceding paragraph is the greater of an automatic zero on the assignment or a letter grade reduction in the overall course grade. Student(s) found in violation of the policy on an exam will receive a minimum penalty of an F in the course. All instances of policy violations will be recorded in a letter from the instructor that is kept in the student files held by the department; a copy of the letter will be forwarded to the appropriate (undergraduate or graduate) Dean's office. A second violation of the policy, irrespective of whether it was related to an exam or any other course assignment, will result in a course grade of FF and expulsion from the Electrical Engineering Department.

  38. Program This Course Supports: Electrical Engineering Masters and Doctoral programs
  39. Course Concurrence Information:


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