Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ME 4804 - Advanced Energy Technologies

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides a detailed engineering treatment of various emerging energy technologies. Engineering design, thermodynamic performance, environmental impacts, and economic considerations are included in the analysis of advanced and sustainable energy systems. Course topics will be chosen from among the following: fuel cells, cogeneration systems, geothermal energy, hydroenergy, nuclear energy, energy from the oceans, hybrid energy systems, and other transportation options. (prereq: ME 2101  or ME 354  or AE 2121  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Course outcomes vary depending on the selected topics for the quarter

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Classical thermodynamics (energy balances)

Course Topics
  • Topics are chosen from the list given above in the course description based partly on student interest

Dr. Christopher Damm

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