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  Aug 17, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Power


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 19

GPA requirements to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: No grades below C-.

Contact Information: Donald Hummels, Chair and Catle Professor, 101 Barrows Hall, 207-581 -2223, donald.hummels@maine.edu

PLEASE NOTE: This minor is not available to Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering majors.


The objective of Power minor is to educate students about generation and delivery of electric energy. There are four core sources from which the first two provide fundamental knowledge in understanding electrical circuits and networks and the last two deal with generation and conversion, transmission and distribution, design and analysis of power and energy systems. The optional courses provide complementary and related knowledge in design, control, and application of power and energy systems. Taking this minor will prepare students for working in the power utility industry, construction industry, submarine and aircraft manufacturing, and/or attending graduate school for research and development in smart grid and other electric energy related technologies.

Examples of Optional Courses: Minimum of 9 Credits using ECE 210 or Minimum of 10 Credits using ECE 209


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