BEng. Electrical Power Engineering

BEng Chemical Engineering

About this program

This 4-year degree program imparts a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of electrical power engineering as well as a broader set of professional skills and exposure to other technical disciplines.

The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 132 credit hours of undergraduate work including a compulsory industrial internship and capstone project. Other than the core Electrical Power Engineering component, there are 3 concentrations;

  1. Power Systems Engineering
  2. Energy Systems Engineering
  3. Control and Instrumentation Engineering

Career Opportunities

Placements are available in various private and government sectors in the fields of electrical power generation, distribution, oil and gas, defense and aviation. There is a strong demand for electrical power engineers in different ministries, private companies and other multinational contracting and consulting organizations.
The program offers a number of possible career options in electrical power generation, distribution, energy management and utilization. Attractive career opportunities also exist in development, design and production in electrical power and allied industries.

What will you study?

1st Year
Semester 1 Semester 2
University English I3 University English II3
Entrepreneurship Workshop & Seminars1 Oman History and Islamic Culture3
Calculus I4 Ethics in Workplace2
General Chemistry for Engineering4 Calculus II4
Engineering Drawing2 Physics I4
Introduction to Computer Programming2 Basic Electrical Engineering2
Engineering Workshop1   
Total Credits (7 Courses) 17 Total Credits (6 Courses) 18

2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III 2 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2
Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus 3 Differential Equations 4
Physics Laboratory 1 Environmental Science 2
Physics II 3 Professional Development for Engineers 2
Engineering Mechanics 3 Basic Electronics 2
DC Circuit Analysis 3 AC Circuit Analysis 3
    Integrated Project I 1
Total Credits (6 Courses) 15 Total Credits (7 Courses) 16

3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
DC Machines and Transformers 4 AC Machines 4
Utilization of Electrical Energy 4 Embedded Systems 3
Measurements and Instrumentation 4 Power Electronics 4
Control Systems 3 Concentration Elective I 3
Probability & Statistics 3 Concentration Elective II 3
    Integrated Project II 2
Total Credits (5 Courses) 18 Total Credits (6 Courses) 19
INDUSTRIAL INTERNSHIP COURSE TO BE TAKEN UP DURING SEMESTER BREAK

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Capstone Project I 3 Capstone Project II 3
Industrial Safety Management 2 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
Concentration Elective III 3 Technical Elective 3
Concentration Elective IV 3 Concentration Elective V 2
Switchgear and Protection 4 Industrial Internship 2
Total Credits (5 Courses) 15 Total Credits (5 Courses) 14
Exit with Bachelor of Engineering  in Electrical Power Engineering (132 Credit Hours) 

 

ELECTIVES

Concentration : Power Systems Engineering

  • Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power System Analysis
  • Electrical Installation, Testing and Commissioning
  • Smart Grid Systems
  • High Voltage and Condition Monitoring
  • Electric Drives and Control

Concentration : Energy Systems Engineering

  • Energy Resources and Conversion
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Energy Systems Modeling and Forecasting
  • Energy Storage: Technology and Applications
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Energy Efficient Buildings

Concentration : Control and Instrumentation Engineering

  • Sensors and Transducers
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Process Control
  • Digital Control Systems
  • Computer Control of Processes
  • Telemetry and SCADA systems
  • Programmable Logic Controller

 

Technical Electives

  • Automation and Robotics
  • Operations Research
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Total Quality Management


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