MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Introduction to Electric Power Systems

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Instructor

Class Number

6.061

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Spring

Description

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.

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