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MMAE 523 - Fundamentals of Power Generation

Course Title: 

Fundamentals of Power Generation

Course Description: 

Thermodynamic, combustion, and heat transfer analyses relating to steam-turbine and gas-turbine power generation. Environmental impacts of combustion power cycles. Consideration of alternative and sustainable power generation processes such as wind and tidal, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, fuel cells, nuclear power, and microbial. Prerequisite: An undergraduate course in applied thermodynamics.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None