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Course Code:
CR580
Title:
Electrical Power Systems
College:
Cork Institute of Technology
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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The course addresses the key areas of electrical energy systems; control systems; automation engineering; and the control of electrical machines and drives. You will also study relevant mathematics and industrial engineering and management



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Graduates will have acquired both the knowledge and the competence to work as engineers in generation and distribution of electrical energy, in the control of automated production systems, with particular emphasis on power drives and aspects of robotic control, in the design and maintenance of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) units and in embedded generation systems. Also design/application/maintenance of renewable sources of electrical energy such as wind energy and fuel cells. Graduates can expect to find employment in the energy generation, transmission and grid control section of the market, directly or through consultancy, plus in the area of automation as utilised in modern processes. 

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