Philip C Malte
Energy consumption, US and world. Fossil energy: energy conversion systems; oil, gas and coal resources; air pollution and environmental impacts. Nuclear energy use, principles, fission reactors, fuel cycle. Offered: jointly with M E 341/CHEM E 341/ENVIR 341.
This course is no longer offered by the Physics Department.
Physics students interested in courses on Energy should exam the following offerings in ME and CHEM E, as well as several offerings in Electrical Engineering:
ME 341: Energy & Environment (AQ, 3) ME 442: Renewable Energy (WQ, 3) ME 426: Sustainable Energy Design (SpQ, odd-numbered years, 4) ME 430: Advanced Energy Conversion (AQ, 4) ME 424: Combustion (SpQ, even-numbered years, 4) ME 425: HVAC Engineering (SpQ, 4)
CHEM E 345: Introduction to Fuel Cells (AQ, 3) CHEM E 445: Fuel Cell Engineering (3) CHEM E 446: Fundamentals of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (WQ, 3)
Class Assignments and Grading