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MMAE 425 - Direct Energy Conversion

Course Title: 

Direct Energy Conversion

Course Description: 

A study of various methods available for direct conversion of thermal energy into electrical energy. Introduction to the principles of operation of magneto-hydrodynamic generators, thermoelectric devices, thermionic converters, fuel cells and solar cells.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(MMAE 321 with min. grade of D and PHYS 224 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None