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MAE 4263 - Energy Conversion Systems (SU)
Prerequisites: Undergraduate level MAE 3223 with minimum grade of C. Undergraduate level MAE 3233 with minimum grade of C. Admission to MAE professional school.
This course covers the use of renewable and non-renewable energy sources in power production. Energy conversion processes are analyzed, and performance characteristics of components and systems are modeled using modern computational methods. Applications include overall design of conventional Rankine power systems and may also include design of nuclear, solar, wind, wave, thermoelectric, and geothermal energy systems.
Monday, June 12, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017
B.K. Hodge. 2010. Alternative Energy Systems and Applications, 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
M.M. El-Wakil. 1984. Powerplant Technology. 1st ed. (also republished in 2002). McGraw-Hill