EPE 220 : Electric Circuits I

Prerequisit: Phy 102
Description: System of units, Circuit variables (charge, current, voltage, power, energy). Circuit elements, and simple resistive circuits. Techniques of circuit analysis. The ideal Operational amplifier, Inductance and Capacitance. Natural and step responses of first order RL and RC circuits. Natural and step responses of RLC circuits.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 222 : Electric Circuits II

Prerequisit: EPE 220
Description: Sinusoidal steady state analysis. AC power analysis (instantaneous, average power maximum average power transfer, complex and apparent power, power factor and power factor correction). Analysis of three-phase circuits. Mutual inductance and magnetically coupled circuits. Resonance circuits. Frequency response using Bode plots.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 223 : Electric Circuits Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 222
Description: Measurement Device (Ammeters, Voltmeters, Oscilloscope), DC Circuit analysis (Ohm`s Law, KCL, KVL, Current division, voltage division, Series/Parallel Combinations of Resistors, Wheatstone Bridge, thevenin`s and Norton`s Equivalent Circuits, Maximum Power Trnafer), RLC components and their Frequency Dependence, Frequency Resoponse of RL and RC Circuits, Phase Measurments Using the Oscillscope, Series Sinusoidal Circuits, Parallel sinusoidal Circuits, Series-Parallel Sinusoidal circuits, Series-Parallel sinusoidal Circuits, Thevenin`sd Theorem and Maximum Power Transfer, Resonant Circuits, Frequency response of filters (low-pass, high-pass, Band-pass).
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 240 : Engineering Materials

Prerequisit: Phy 102
Description: Metal Alloys. Ferrous Alloys. Non-Ferrous Alloys. Ceramics. Glasses and Polymers, Structure Electrical Application. Composites, Particle reinforced and fiber-reinforced composites. Corrosion and degradation of materials . Electrical properties of materials Dielectric properties of insulating materials. Magnetic properties of materials. Optical properties, Mechanicals properties. of materials. Thermal Properties.
Credit Hours: 2

 

 

EPE 320 : Automatic Control Systems

Prerequisit: EPE 222
Description: Electrical, mechanical and electromechanical linear dynamical systems modeling, block diagrams and signal flow graphs, transfer functions of linear time-invariant systems, stability of linear time-invariant systems, steady state responses and steady state errors, transient responses, root-locus technique to analyze systems, Design of PID, phase-lead, and phase-lag controllers using root-locus technique and Ziegler-Nichols tuning method.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 321 : Automatic Control Systems Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 320
Description: Time Invariant Systems (Transient and steady state analysis), Controller Element Properties, Design of Controllers using Root Locus Method, Design of controller using Ziegler-Nichols Method, Systems with dead time Element, Two Position controller, Sampled Data System, Speed Control.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 350A : Transformers & DC Machine

Prerequisit: EPE 222 + CME 342
Description: Introduction to energy conversion and magnetic circuits transform, (single phase, three phase, auto transformer) construction, regulation, connections, special connections: T-Connection, Scot Connection. DC – machines, construction, types, windings, EMF equation. Torque equation, armature reaction, power flow control and dynamics.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 352 : Power Electronics I

Prerequisit: ELE 250
Description: Introduction Power semiconductor Devices. Signals and Integration. AC-DC Converters (Rectifiers), Un-controlled Rectifiers, controlled. Rectifiers. Single-Phase and Three-Phase converters. DC-DC converters, Step-Down and Step-up converters. Switching Mode Regulations. Applications, DC Drivers, DC power Supplies.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 353 : Power Electronics Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 352
Description: AC-DC converters, Un-controlled and controlled converters. Controlled Rectifies. Singles-phase and Three-Phase Rectifiers DC-DC converters, Switching Mode Regulators DC-AC Inverters, Single-phase and Three-Phase inverters. Pulse width modulation AC-AC converters.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 354 : General Machines

Prerequisit: --
Description: Magnetic circuits, ideal and real transformers, equivalent circuit of a power transformer, single phase, three phase, auto transformers construction, regulation, connections, instrument transformers, transformer taps and Voltage Regulation, The voltage and induced torque equations in DC machines, The construction of DC machines, power flow and losses in DC machines, Motor equivalent circuit, Motor starters, Efficiency , DC generators, voltage control and regulation , construction of AC machines, principle of operation as motor and generator synchronous generators, construction, equivalent circuits, power and torque equations, parallel operation. Synchronous motors starting, equivalent circuit-synchronous condenser. Induction motors, construction, equivalent circuit, power and torque, speed control.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

360A : Power System Analysis I

Prerequisit: EPE 222
Description: Introduction to Power systems, Review of Basic Principles (active, Reactive, and compels power, power factor, power factor correction, balanced three-phase circuits and analysis Y/∆ loads, per-phase analysis). Generator Model, Transformer Model (equivalent circuits, types), Per-Unit Systems and Calculations, Transmission Line Parameters and Calculation (resistance, capacitance, inductance, corona), Line Model and Performance (modeling of short, medium, and long lines, voltage and current waves, surge impedance loading, complex power flow, power transmission capability, line compensation). Using Matalab for Power system analysis I.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 441 : Measurements and Instrumentation Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 360A
Description: Moving coil meters. Galvanometers-DC and AC bridges. Energy meters. Power factor measurements. Current and voltage transformers. Digital Oscilloscope and XY-recorders. Transducers, Power analyzer. High Voltage Measurements.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 452A : AC Machines

Prerequisit: EPE 350A
Description: AC Machine Fundamentals. Rotating magnetic field and flux distribution. Induced voltage and torque, losses. Synchronous Generators, construction, equivalent circuits, power and torque, parallel operation. Synchronous motors, starting, equivalent circuit-Synchronous condenser. Induction motors, construction, equivalent circuit, power and torque, speed control. Induction Generator. Special motors, Universal, single-Phase, Reluctance, Hysteresis, stepper and linear inductor motors.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 453 : Electrical Machines Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 452A
Description: Single-Phase Transformers. Three-Phase Transformers. DC Generator, Series, Shunt, Compound Generators. DC Motors, Series, Shunt, Compound Motors. Synchronous Generator, No-load test, parallel operation. Synchronous motors, Induction motors. Single-Phase Induction motors.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 460A : Power System Analysis II

Prerequisit: EPE 360A
Description: Power (load) Flow analysis (bus admittance matrices, Gauss-Seidel method, Newton-Raphson method, Decoupled and fast decoupled methods, dc load flow method, tap-changing transformers), Economic (Optimal) Dispatch of Generators, Faults (introduction to faults, the bus impedance matrices building algorithm, balanced faults, symmetrical components, unbalanced Faults).
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 461 : Computer Applications in Power Ssytems Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 460A
Description: Using Computer Packages in the following areas: Transmission Lines: Parameters Evaluation and line performance. Power Flow studies. Fault calculations and analysis, stability assessment. Visualization of power systems. Relay co-ordination.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 462 : Power System Protection

Prerequisit: EPE 460A
Description: Principles and components of power system protection, type and operating principles of protective relays, protection of transmission lines (over current, distance and pilot protection), apparatus protection (Bus bar, reactor, transformer, generator, m otor), power fuses, circuit breakers, over voltage protection and mitigation techniques.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 463 : Power System protection Lab

Prerequisit: EPE 462
Description: CT`S and VT`s performance, characteristics of inverse time overcorrect relay, current setting and characteristics of blased differential relay, sensitive earth fault Relay definite and inverse time overvoltage relay, pilot wire protection reverse power protection, instantaneous overcurrent and E/F protection.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 470 : High Voltage Engineering I

Prerequisit: EPE 350A+ EPE 360A
Description: Introduction to high voltage engineering and related industrial applications, electrostatic fields and field stress control, conduction and breakdown in gases, liquids and solids, applications of insulating materials, generation of high voltages and high currents, measurement of high voltages and current, calculation of voltage distributions along insulators, latest development and future trends in high voltage engineering.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 498C : Graduation Project I

Prerequisit: 120 credit hours+ ELE 205
Description: Theoretical investigation, poetical implementation or both of a special project under the supervision of an academic faculty member, detailed report as well as an oral examination are required. Prerequisite: directed by the department.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 500A : Field Training

Prerequisit: directed by the department. 120 credit hours
Description: A training period of two months ( during the summer semester only)) is to be spent in the industry (inside or outside Jordan), under the follow up of an academic member from the department, periodical as well as a final reports and an oral examination are required. Prerequisite: directed by the department.
Credit Hours: 1

 

 

EPE 500B : Field Training

Prerequisit: 120 credit hours
Description: A training period of four months (during the 1st or the 2nd ) is to be spent in the industry (inside or outside Jordan), under the follow up of an academic member from the department, periodical as well as a final reports and an oral examination are required. Prerequisite: directed by the department.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 550 : Power Electronics II

Prerequisit: EPE 352
Description: DC-AC Inviters, Single-phase, Three-Phase inverters, Pulse width modulation switching techniques. AC-AC Inviters, On-off control, phase control PWM control, Cycloconverters. Driving and protection of power electronics. Devices, Driver Circuits, snubber circuits, Thermal analysis. Applications, AC – drives, UPS Systems.
Credit Hours: 6

 

 

EPE 554 : Design of Electrical Machines

Prerequisit: EPE 452A
Description: Design of Transformers. Construction. Choice of Parameters. Windings. Tap Changing. Magnetic Circuit cooling. Design of 3-phase Induction motors, stators and rotor windings. Squirrel Cage Motors. Rotor winnding. Design of single phase Induction motor, stators-windings. Auxiliary winding, rotor design. Computer Aided Design of electrical Machines. Optimization of Design.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 556 : Electric Drive Systems

Prerequisit: EPE 352+ EPE 452A
Description: The course reveals main kind of electrical drives and systems of automatically control. Main principles of the construction and the process of creating the electrical drives with DC and synchronous motors and induction machines and their work with power converters take part in this course. It also describes the systems for automation control and their elements also the static and dynamic conditions of controlled electrical drives.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 560 : Power Distribution Systems

Prerequisit: EPE 360A
Description: Load characteristics and its applications. Load forecasting. Types of distribution networks. Selection of distribution transformers. Voltage drop and voltage regulation, voltage dip due to motor starting. Design of distribution feeders. Power-factor correction, Underground cables, types, cable sizing. Overhead line insulators, types of insulators, voltage distribution over insulator string, improvement of string efficiency.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 562 : Power System Stability and Control

Prerequisit: EPE 460A
Description: Stability Problem Machine dynamics and the swing equation. Steady state and Transient state stability. Equal area Criterion. Numerical solution of the swing equation. Method of improving system stability. Power system control. Automatic Generation control of single and multi area power systems. Voltage control in power system.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 564 : Digital Power System Protection

Prerequisit: EPE 462
Description: Mathematical background to protection algorithms, Basic elements of digital protection, sinusoidal Waveform based algorithms, Fourier and Walsh analysis based techniques, Least-squares based methods, differential equation based techniques, fundamentals of traveling wave based protection, Traveling wave protective schemes, Digital differential protection of transformers, Digital line differential protection.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 566 : Power system Design

Prerequisit: EPE 360A
Description: Design concepts. Design of transmission lines (choice of voltage, conductor size, span, number of conductors, circuits, conductor configuration). Insulation design. Selection of ground wires. Evaluation of line parameters. Corona assessment. Design of power system grounding (objective, tolerable limits of body currents, soil resistively, earth resistance, tolerable step and touch voltages). Design of grounding grid for a substation. Computation of step and touch voltage Measurement of soil receptivity. Neutral grounding. Using computer packages for design procedure.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 568 : Power Sytems Quality

Prerequisit: EPE 460A
Description: Transients: impulsive and oscillatory. Long-duration voltage variations: overvoltage, under voltage, and sustained interruptions. Short-duration voltage variations: interruptions, sags (dips), and swells. Voltage imbalance. Voltage fluctuation. Power frequency variations. Wiring and grounding. Wave distortion: dc offset, notching, noise interharmonics, and harmonics. Harmonic distortion, harmonic distortion indices, power and power factor, effects of harmonic distortional Mitigation of harmonics. Sources of harmonics and modeling. Computer tools for harmonic analysis . Monitoring power Quality . Solution to power quality problems. Standards and regulations/ Study Cases.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 572 : High Voltage Engineering (II)

Prerequisit: EPE 470
Description: Overvoltages (lightning, Switching and temporary) in electric power systems, control of overvoltages, protection against overvoltages, insulation coordination in high voltage power systems, non-destructive testing of materials and electrical apparatus, high voltage testing of electrical apparatus.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 574 : Power System Transients

Prerequisit: EPE 470
Description: Principles of Transients modeling of power systems and components. Modeling power apparatus. Transformers , Generator Motors, Transmission lines and Cables modeling. Computine aids to the calculation of electrical Transients. Network analyzer, digital computer. Electromagnetic transients programs EMTP. Hybrid computer, Pspice Lightning. Phenomena. Protection of equipment.
Credit Hours: 3

 

 

EPE 580 : Power Plants and Renewable Energy Resources

Prerequisit: EPE 452A
Description: Overview of power plants according to the fuel used. Introduction to thermal power plants, fuel handling system, boiler and turbine systems , generation and excitation systems. Gas turbines and combined cycle plants , comparison in efficiency between power plants. Hydropower plants, generation technology in hydropower plants. Diesel generators and portable power plants . Renewable energy resources, Wind energy , solar thermal and solar PV , Micro-hydro , waste energy and biomass , tidal and water wave power , fuel cells and hydrogen.
Credit Hours: 3

EPE 596 : Selected topics in electric Power Engineering

Prerequisit: --
Description: The content of this course will be determined by the department.
Credit Hours: 3

EPE 598C : Graduation Project II

Prerequisit: EPE 498C
Description: Theoretical investigation or practical implementation of a special projects under the supervision of an academic member of the faculty, may be a continuation of CME 498, a final report as well as an oral examination are required. Prerequisite: directed by the department.
Credit Hours: 3
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