MECH 7223 - Energy Systems

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Upper
Prerequisites: 

MECH 7334 with grade D or better and MECH 6334 with grade D or better

Corequisite: MATH 7113

Description: 

This course evaluates the concepts of energy and identifies how it relates to current and future technology. Topics include the data analysis of various types of energy systems, conversion among the several forms of energy, environmental impacts, and cost analyses. Lecture is supported by laboratory activities that may include: experiments, data collection and analysis, field trips to energy production facilities, design activities, and a final group project emphasizing principles discussed and experienced throughout the lecture and laboratory portions of the course.