Jun 15, 2024  
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AE 6590 - District Energy Mechanical Systems

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course evaluates district energy as a part of integrated systems that provide one or more forms of thermal energy or a combination of thermal energy and electric power from a central plant(s) to meet the heating, cooling, or combined thermal energy and power needs of end-users. The course will cover the design, performance, operation and maintenance, transmission and distribution networks, heat transfer, fluid flow, and measurement of thermal energy from district energy systems in addition to covering the environmental impacts compared to on site generation at each facility. This course will also stress the coordination and integration with electric district energy system components typically housed within on the same site.  (prereq: graduate standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
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Coordinator
David Grassl



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