Electrical Engineering with Power and Automation
Electrical Engineering with Power and Automation is inarguably one of the most exciting, crucial and involved fields of engineering. If you think, learning about the power lines, or ‘how does an induction motor start’ is all we learn, put on your seat belts and get ready to witness the true beauty of this ‘power’ful branch. Sure, we do learn about power transmission and electrical machines, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. The branch encompasses a whole plethora of fields in itself.
From learning about MOSFETs that have dimensions in micrometers to exploring the intricacies of machines that supply power to an entire city, this branch gives you a variety of options to explore.
The major fields that we get to explore, include Power, Control, Integrated electronic circuits, Communication and computer technology.
Power and control includes the study of power production and transmission (and yes, you do learn how an induction motor starts 😛 ), modeling and implementation of control systems for achieving the desired speed , current , voltages and other parameters of interest.
If you do not find power and automation aspects interesting, the branch gives you the freedom to pursue electronics and VLSI, communication and computer technology as well.
With a graduation in Electrical Engineering with Power and Automation, you get to explore the nuances of the amplifiers that go in your speakers, the skills of solving the most dangerous looking circuits, the science behind transmission of signals, and a beautiful blend of mathematics and engineering that goes in the processing of signals. If even this doesn’t excite you, it doesn’t stop here. You can explore embedded systems, machine learning, experiment with Arduino, and experience exciting areas like robotics.
So to sum it up, you become a complete electrical engineer, just one who is puts a little more emphasis on power and automation.
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