MECH 524 Alternative Energy Systems

3 semester hours

A detailed study of alternative energy technologies including: solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, wind, fuel cells, and geothermal systems will be covered. In-depth analysis of the technical aspects of these systems will be covered while considering economic and environmental constraints. Energy storage and grid integration will also be considered.

Lecture, 3 hours.

Senior or graduate standing required.

Majors only.

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