Energy Engineering

Professor: 
Lukes
School: 
SEAS
Department: 
MEAM
Course Code: 
502
Topic: 
Engineering

Quantitative introduction to the broad area of energy engineering, from basic principles to applications. The focus is on the science and engineering of power generation. The course includes a review of energy resources and consumption, power cycles, combined cycles, and co-generation, nuclear energy and wastes, solar thermal and photovoltaic energy, and wind power. Additional energy conversion topics including energy storage and geothermal, thermoelectric, hydroelectric and biomass power will be briefly discussed.

Requirements: 
Prerequisite(s): MEAM 203 or equivalent, and MEAM 333 or equivalent (Heat Transfer, that could be taken concurrently with MEAM 402).