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The Electrical Energy Systems (ELES) Option in Electrical Engineering will provide students with theoretical and practical experience in the electrical energy related fields. This option will be useful to students with professional interest in all aspects of generation, transmission, distribution, and processing of electrical energy, including renewable and sustainable energy sources and their integration within the modern electrical grid and community. Particular applications include control, protection and reliable operation of the grid, electromechanical actuators, electric propulsion; electrical power systems of vehicles, aircraft and ships; industrial and manufacturing processes requiring electric energy, and more.
Keep the world green; avoid blackouts! Our way of dealing with energy is facing revolutionary changes affecting all technologies. Engineers need to deal with the ever-increasing complexity of energy handling and energy-dependent systems and infrastructures. Renewable and sustainable energy sources and their integration within the future smart electric grid, industry and community are vital for our future.
Systems and components related to generation, transmission, distribution, storage, processing and consumption of electrical energy on large and small scales.
Control, protection and reliable operation of the electric grid, hybrid and electric transportation; electrical power systems of vehicles, aircraft and ships; electromechanical actuators, industrial and manufacturing processes requiring electric energy, house appliances, and more.
Students who satisfactorily complete the following option will be given recognition as receiving the Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering (Electrical Energy Systems Option).
Students interested in the Electrical Energy Systems Option should apply at the end of Second Year Engineering. Both Co-op and Non Co-op students are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted online starting mid-February.
Deadline: June 15th - Apply Online
The Electrical Energy Systems Option begins in Third Year. Prior to the option students are to complete the Second Year curriculum under the Electrical Engineering Program. Students interested in the option are to follow a schedule similar to those provided in the timetables below:
Third Year (2012 Frame and later) [If applicable, view 2010, 2011 Frames**]
EECE 356 (4)
EECE 359 (4)
EECE 360 (4)
EECE 364 (4)
EECE 373 (4)
EECE 380 (6)
EECE 392 (4)
Breadth Elective (4)
Complementary Study Electives (6)
Total Credits = 40
*Students who have not completed EECE 392 or EECE 492 should complete EECE 392 (4 credits) and at least 5 credits of electives.
A printable PDF version of the electives are available here.
*The project will have electric energy systems focus with preferable involvement from industry.