Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department of Electrical and Power Engineering

This Department of Electrical and Power Engineering is concerned with the theory and application of electricity and the study of electrical  systems based on the fundamentals of electrical engineering. The studies cover the use of electricity in various environments such as used in various types of machinery, industries, and in households. Special emphasis is given to the area of power engineering, which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and use of electrical power. This Department studies electrical power systems in its broadest sense covering various modes of generation of electrical energy including hydroelectric, nuclear, geothermal and solar energy.