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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 10.392J (Spring 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Ahmed F. Ghoniem
    Prof. Mujid S. Kazimi
    Prof. Yang Shao-Horn
    Prof. Jefferson W. Tester 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 2.60 / 2.62J / 10.392J / 22.40J Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion



    Spring 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course includes a project, software guides, and homework assignments with solutions.


    Course Description


    This course covers fundamentals of thermodynamics, chemistry, flow and transport processes as applied to energy systems. Topics include analysis of energy conversion in thermomechanical, thermochemical, electrochemical, and photoelectric processes in existing and future power and transportation systems, with emphasis on efficiency, environmental impact and performance. Systems utilizing fossil fuels, hydrogen, nuclear and renewable resources, over a range of sizes and scales are discussed. Applications include fuel reforming, hydrogen and synthetic fuel production, fuel cells and batteries, combustion, hybrids, catalysis, supercritical and combined cycles, photovoltaics, etc. The course also deals with different forms of energy storage and transmission, and optimal source utilization and fuel-life cycle analysis.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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