Geothermal Energy

Course Type: 
ME
Code: 
6550
Level: 
Graduate
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. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level ME 3360 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level ME 5360 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.