6.061 Introduction to Electric Power Systems


Class Info

Electric circuit theory with application to power handling electric circuits. Modeling and behavior of electromechanical devices, including magnetic circuits, motors, and generators. Operational fundamentals of synchronous, induction and DC machinery. Interconnection of generators and motors with electric power transmission and distribution circuits. Power generation, including alternative and sustainable sources. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 6.002, and 6.013 as prerequisites.

6.061 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. L. Kirtley.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-149.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Electric Power Systems site or on the 6.061 Stellar site.

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