Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

PWL-326 Electrical Distribution Systems (2.00)

Encourages understanding and application of overhead and underground three-phase electrical distribution system principles, applications and components. Covers selection of proper conductors, cables and transformers and the importance of distribution system protection, insulation, coordination and overvoltage protection. Provides a comprehensive understanding of the emerging Smart Grid "Intelligent Power System" integration to wind, sun and steam power generation. Covers energy storage, advanced power electronics at the T&D distribution levels, networked control systems, automation, system optimization and real-time control. Credits: 2, Hours: (1/2/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B