Introduction to Electric Power Systems

Image of electric power lines.

Electric power lines. (Image is taken from the Department of Energy Digital Archive.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

6.061 / 6.690

As Taught In

Spring 2011

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is an introductory subject in the field of electric power systems and electrical to mechanical energy conversion. Electric power has become increasingly important as a way of transmitting and transforming energy in industrial, military and transportation uses. Electric power systems are also at the heart of alternative energy systems, including wind and solar electric, geothermal and small scale hydroelectric generation.

Archived Versions

Kirtley, James. 6.061 Introduction to Electric Power Systems, Spring 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-061-introduction-to-electric-power-systems-spring-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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