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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EEL6262
Tracking Number - 5059

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2015-10-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Need a permanent number assigned.
Comments: Elective. Electrical Eng. To Chair. Need to reformat Obj/LO. Back to Queue for revision. Still in rev 2/10/15; updated 8/28/15. GC appd 8/28/15. To USF sys 8/28/15. To SCNS 9/7/15. approved effective 10/1/15

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2014-09-15
  2. Department: Electrical Engineering
  3. College: EN
  4. Budget Account Number: 210600
  5. Contact Person: Jessica Procko
  6. Phone: 8139746318
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: EEL
  9. Number: 6262
  10. Full Title: Industrial Power Distribution
  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?: Y
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Industrial Power Distribution
  19. Course Online?: B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: -
  22. Prerequisites: EGN 3375
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Prepares student to design electrical power systems for industrial applications. Focuses on power system configurations, transformer connections, fault calculations, protective device sizing, arc flash calculations, and cable raceway system design.

  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? Part of the power systems track of study for EE students. Also going to be included in a new proposed certificate.
  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.) Practical workplace experience (5 years minimum) in the field of industrial power distribution. Professional licensure preferred.
  29. Objectives: This course has the following objectives:

    To learn various industrial power system source configurations

    To learn to analyze single-phase and polyphase transformer connections

    To learn the concepts of symmetrical components and sequence networks

    To learn to do symmetrical and asymmetrical fault calculations

    To learn to size protective devices and determine arc flash hazards

    To learn to design cable raceway systems

  30. Learning Outcomes: After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    -apply knowledge of basic math, science and engineering.

    -design systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs.

    -identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.

    -understand professional and ethical responsibility.

    -recognize the need for, and demonstrate the ability to engage in lifelong learning.

    -use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

    -demonstrate a knowledge of basic and engineering science necessary to analyze and design complex electrical/electronic hardware/software devices and systems.

  31. Major Topics: power system source configurations

    polyphase transformer connections

    symmetrical and asymmetrical fault calculations

    protective device sizing

    arc flash calculations

    cable raceway system design

  32. Textbooks: Industrial Power Distribution – 2nd Edition

    Ralph Fehr

    Wiley / IEEE Press

    (available later this year)

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Various IEEE standards (including IEEE 141-1993 and IEEE 551-2006) referenced throughout the course (available online)
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: Homework (15%) – 6 assignments throughout the semester (reading assignments also required)

    2 Exams (20% each) – open book / notes

    Design Project (25%) – comprehensive project including drawings, calculations, and summary report

    Final Exam (20%) – open book / notes

  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: 6 homework assignments consisting of questions (qualitative) and problems (quantitative)

    2 open book / open notes exams and open book / open notes final

  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,

    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: (

    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. It’s 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: Make arrangements with instructor. Make-up work allowed only for extenuating circumstances.
  38. Program This Course Supports: Electrical Engineering MSEE/PhD
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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