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ENER-2110 - Backup Power Generation

The need for using multiple redundancy backup generation is discussed in detail. The types of backup power include diesel, natural gas and other fuel types. Other topics discussed include black-start, auto-start, load limitations, transfer systems and operational and testing requirements. Gen-sets, special maintenance requirements, synchronizing and switching systems are also covered. Emerging backup technologies are discussed such as UPS, flywheels and others.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
ENER-Energy Generation Oper
Department
Energy Generation Operations
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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