EML 6451: Energy Conversion
Course Description for Energy Conversion
Prerequisites: EML 3100 and EML 3101
Description: This course studies various methods of energy sources, energy storage, and energy utilization. The course will include a survey of energy conversion systems using combined cycles, the comparison of systems based on total energy concepts, the consideration of renewable and exhaustible sources of energy. The course will emphasize solar energy, fossil fuels, nuclear energy, and direct energy conversion systems including thermoelectric, photovoltaic, MHD, and fuel cells.