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    Aug 14, 2020  
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EE 438 - Power Technology Tour

Credits: 1
Approximately 10 tour sites are visited and all companies cooperate with the tours by making special presentations on the site. Central to the theme of the course is to have inspections of electric generation, substation and industrial sites in the four-state area of South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, which make a significant contribution to present electric power technology. Typical sites have included hydro, steam, and nuclear generation plants; sunflower and wood, and garbage co-generation plants; lignite coal fields; 400 kV DC transmission line terminals; 500 kV AC substation; energy control centers; coal gasification plant; static VAR generators, taconite mining and paper mills, wind power manufacturers, coal handling facilities, various manufacturing facilities. Prerequisites: Instructor consent.


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