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MEC 810

Thermal Power Generation

Electrical systems loads, peaks, reliability. Types of power plants and interconnectivity. Boilers and nuclear reactors. Steam turbine and gas turbine calculations. Auxiliary equipment: heat exchangers, fuel preparation, water treatment, cooling equipment. Combined-cycle power plants. Co-generation. Environmental impact of energy production. Pollution abatement devices. Economics.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

MEC 616, MEC 701, MTH 510

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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