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Energy Systems Minor

http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofengineering/energy-systems-minor/

...Power Electronics E E 448 Introduction to AC Circuits and Motors E E 452 Electrical...

E E 452: Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives

(2-3) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: E E 303, E E 324
Basic concepts of electromagnetic energy conversion. DC motors and three-phase induction motors. Basic introduction to power electronics. Adjustable speed drives used for control of DC, induction, and AC motors. Experiments with converter topologies, DC motors, AC motors and adjustable speed drives.

AER E 452: Introduction To Systems Engineering And Analysis

(Cross-listed with I E). Cr. 3. SS.

Prereq: Junior Classification in an Engineering Major
Principles of systems engineering to include problem statement formulation, stakeholder analysis, requirements definition, system architecture and concept generation, system integration and interface management, verification and validation, and system commissioning and decommissioning operations. Introduction to discrete event simulation processes. Students will work in groups to propose, research, and present findings for a systems engineering topic of current relevance.

I E 452: Introduction To Systems Engineering And Analysis

(Cross-listed with AER E). Cr. 3. SS.

Prereq: Junior Classification in an Engineering Major
Principles of systems engineering to include problem statement formulation, stakeholder analysis, requirements definition, system architecture and concept generation, system integration and interface management, verification and validation, and system commissioning and decommissioning operations. Introduction to discrete event simulation processes. Students will work in groups to propose, research, and present findings for a systems engineering topic of current relevance.

MAT E 452: Scanning and Auger Electron Microscopy

(Dual-listed with M S E 552). (2-3) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: PHYS 232
Characterization of materials using scanning electron microscope (SEM), electron microprobe, and auger spectrometer. Compositional determination using energy and wavelength dispersive x-ray and Auger spectroscopies. Specimen preparation. Laboratory covers SEM operation.