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An Introductory Laboratory In Power Engineering Technology: A Systems Approach

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Conference

2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication Date

June 26, 2016

Start Date

June 26, 2016

End Date

August 28, 2016

ISBN

978-0-692-68565-5

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Integrating Curriculum and Labs in ET Programs

Tagged Division

Engineering Technology

Tagged Topic

Diversity

Page Count

13

DOI

10.18260/p.26225

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/26225

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101

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Matthew Turner Purdue University, West Lafayette

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Dr. Matthew Turner is an Assistant Professor of ECET at Purdue University New Albany where he teaches courses in power systems and controls. Prior to joining the faculty at Purdue, Professor Turner worked as a researcher at the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research in the area of power and energy systems, with a focus on smart grid implementation and computer modeling. Dr. Turner's current research concentrates on demand response technologies and the application of novel teaching and learning methods to power engineering education.

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Abstract

This paper presents the design of a curriculum and the associated hardware for the laboratory component of an introductory power engineering technology course for sophomore students. The content was developed to implement a systems approach that uses the modern electric power network as an interconnected system to be designed, analyzed, and tested. The major hardware components of the electrical power system are studied and analyzed in individual laboratory experiments. By the end of the semester, students have integrated them together to create a working micro-grid.

Turner, M. (2016, June), An Introductory Laboratory In Power Engineering Technology: A Systems Approach Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26225

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