Geothermal Energy

Course Type: 
ME
Code: 
4550
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Techniques for tapping the energy of the earth will be discussed. This will include hot and cold geothermal energy. Use of geothermal energy to produce electricity, for space and district heating and cooling, and for industrial applications will be presented. In addition, geothermal energy's effect on the environment and its economics will be discussed.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level ME 3360 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
May not be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Intending Egr & CS. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.