Power Generation Systems
Design and engineering of electric power production systems. Thermal-mechanical principles of electrical energy conversion, cogeneration, and storage using fossil fuel, geothermal, hydroelectric, nuclear, ocean, solar thermal, and wind power sources. Direct generation using fuel cells and photovoltaics. Economic and environmental sustainability aspects.Recommendations: Senior standing. ES 7 and 8, or equivalent thermal-fluids background with permission of instructor.
- School of Engineering