• Course Code: POWE528
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3 Crs.: 3 Lec)
  • Course Type: Electrical Power and Machine Engineering Core Courses (EPMECC)

Course Description

Overview of thermodynamics. Characteristics and operation of thermal units. Introduction to optimization techniques. Economic dispatch of thermal units and methods of solution. Unit commitment and forward dynamic programming. Generation with limited energy supply. Hydrothermal coordination. Demand forecast and reliability of generation. Pre-req.: POWE 436.