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MECH 470 Energy Conversion Systems

Energy supply and demand. Energy conversion chain. Electrical power generation using thermal power plants, renewable energy, and fuel cells. Rankine cycle steam power. Brayton cycle gas turbine power plants, intercooling, reheat, and regeneration. Internal combustion engines. Exhaust gas after treatment. Combined and binary cycles. Nuclear power.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: All of MECH 327, MECH 375.

No sections offered for 2019 Summer.