Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (ME EN 4610 OR ME EN 3650) AND Full Major status in Mechanical Engineering. Corequisites: "C-" or better in (ME EN 2300 OR ME EN 3600 OR ME EN 3610).
Description
Engineering of energy collection and production systems that satisfy long-term energy needs while minimizing damage to the earth's ecosystem. Conversion of chemical and nuclear fuels to produce work or electrical energy. Solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, co-generation and direct energy conversion. Conservation, seasonal underground energy storage, and hydrogen production technologies. Meets with ME EN 6800.