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MECH 4403 [0.5 credit] Power Generation Systems

Energy sources and resources. Basic elements of power generation. Hydro-electric, fossil-fuel, fissile-fuel power plants. Geothermal, solar and wind power plants. Economic and environmental considerations. Energy storage. Future power needs.
Precludes additional credit for SREE 4001.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 2300 and MAAE 2400 and fourth-year status in Engineering or by permission of the department.
Lectures three hours a week.