Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (ME EN 3710 OR ME EN 3700) AND Full Major status in Mechanical Engineering. Corequisites: "C-" or better in (ME EN 4610 OR ME EN 3650).
Description
Design of steam-power plants, feed-water heater systems, pumping systems, compressor blades, turbine blades, and heat exchangers. Equation fitting and economic analysis as basis of design decisions. Optimization of thermal systems using Lagrange multipliers, search methods, dynamic programming, geometric programming, and linear programming. Probabilistic approaches to design. Meets with ME EN 6810.