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ME472 COURSE DETAILS


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ME472 (Version: 2022 2) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2022 2 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Fundamental concepts are extended to the engineering analysis of coal, oil and natural gas fossil fuel systems to assess the dominant sources of energy and technologies in the electric power, transportation, industrial, and residential and commercial energy sectors. Renewable and alternative energy resources including solar, wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal, nuclear and ocean energy are assessed, along with analysis of conventional and emerging technologies to harness them. National and global energy issues are discussed with technical, economical, environmental, societal and geopolitical considerations and in the context of Army energy needs.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  MC311 2015 2 1 Y
  ME301 2023 1 2 Y

ME472 (Version 2022-2) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED CRSE DIRECTOR DETAILS
2023 - 2 2 18 36 35 0 1 N DR TAMM Hours

2025 - 2 2 18 36 9 0 27 N Hours


ME472 (Version: 2020 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2020 1 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Fundamental concepts are extended to the engineering analysis of coal, oil and natural gas fossil fuel systems to assess the dominant sources of energy and technologies in the electric power, transportation, industrial, and residential and commercial energy sectors. Renewable and alternative energy resources including solar, wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal, nuclear and ocean energy are assessed, along with analysis of conventional and emerging technologies to harness them. National and global energy issues are discussed with technical, economical, environmental, societal and geopolitical considerations and in the context of Army energy needs.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  MC311 2015 2 1 Y

ME472 (Version: 2015 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2015 2 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Fundamental concepts are extended to the engineering analysis of coal, oil and natural gas fossil fuel systems to assess the dominant sources of energy and technologies in the electric power, transportation, industrial, and residential and commercial energy sectors. Renewable and alternative energy resources including solar, wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal, nuclear and ocean energy are assessed, along with analysis of conventional and emerging technologies to harness them. National and global energy issues are discussed with technical, economical, environmental, societal and geopolitical considerations and in the context of Army energy needs.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  MC311 2015 2 1 Y

ME472 (Version: 2007 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2007 2 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
An overview and historical evolution of both classical and state-of-the-art energy conversion technology. Advanced analysis of energy conversion hardware, air conditioning and refrigeration as well as fossil fuel combustion processes using concepts of exergy. Major methods of direct energy conversion are covered, including thermoelectricity, photovoltaics, thermionics, magnetohydrodynamics, and fuel cells. The current state of national and world energy is presented and alternatives including renewable energy and a hydrogen economy are explored with reference to economical, political, environmental and technological factors.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  ME312 2006 2 1 Y
  MC312 2012 1 2 Y

ME472 (Version: 2004 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2004 1 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Advanced analysis of energy conversion hardware, air conditioning and refrigeration as well as fossil fuel combustion processes using concepts of exergy. Emphasis is also placed on major methods of direct energy conversion including thermoelectricity, photovoltaics, thermionics, magnetohydrodynamics, and fuel cells.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


None

ME472 (Version: 2003 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 2003 1 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Advanced analysis of energy conversion hardware, air conditioning and refrigeration as well as fossil fuel combustion processes using concepts of exergy. Emphasis is also placed on major methods of direct energy conversion including thermoelectricity, photovoltaics, thermionics, magnetohydrodynamics, and fuel cells.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  EE301 1998 1 1 Y
  EM301 1990 1 1 Y
  EM362 1990 1 1 Y
  EE301 1998 1 2 Y
  EM301A 1990 1 2 Y
  EM362 1990 1 2 Y
  EE301 1998 1 3 Y
  EM301 1990 1 3 Y
  EM362A 1990 1 3 Y
  EE301 1998 1 4 Y
  EM301A 1990 1 4 Y
  EM362A 1990 1 4 Y
  EE301 1998 1 5 Y
  ME301 2004 1 5 Y
  ME362 2004 1 5 Y

ME472 (Version: 1973 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
ME472 ENERGY AND POWER SYSTEMS 1973 2 Civil and Mechanical Engineering 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=3.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Advanced analysis of internal combustion engines, power production facilities and processes, and air conditioning and refrigeration. Emphasis is placed on energy conversion hardware design and operation as well as fossil fuel combustion processes using concepts of exergy.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None.

ME472 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  EE301 1998 1 1 Y
  EM301 1990 1 1 Y
  EM362 1990 1 1 Y
  EE301 1998 1 2 Y
  EM301A 1990 1 2 Y
  EM362A 1990 1 2 Y
  EE301 1998 1 3 Y
  EM301 1990 1 3 Y
  EM362A 1990 1 3 Y
  EE301 1998 1 4 Y
  EM301A 1990 1 4 Y
  EM362 1990 1 4 Y