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Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 6170 - Mechanical Aspects of Electric Power Apparatus

General theory of kinematics and dynamics of machines and structures with emphasis on power generating and distributing equipment. Special topics include basic concepts of vibration phenomena in mechanical systems, dynamic behavior of turbine-generator sets, self-excited vibrations in mechanical systems, earthquakes, circuit breaker linkages, short circuit forces on windings and bus structures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ECSE 2110 and ECSE 2410 or their equivalents.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Credit Hours: 3

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