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MECH 4403 [0.5 credit] Power Generation Systems

Steam generators, solid, liquid, gaseous and biofuels and cycles. Geothermal, solar powerplants. Energy storage. Environmental aspects of power generation. Industrial use and auto-generation of energy. Energy intensity and efficiency of industrial processes and products. Comparative analysis of raw material, energy, or product transport. Life-cycle analysis.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for SREE 4001.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 2300 and MAAE 2400 and fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week and problem analysis three hours per week.