ME 474 Heat Engines (3+0+0) 3

Fundamentals of spark-ignition and compression-ignition engines. Performance characteristics and testing. Fundamentals of theory and design of steam and gas turbines, turbine flow passages and nozzles. Turbine control and performance.

ME 475 Thermal Environmental Engineering (3+0+0) 3

Application of the fundamentals of heat transfer, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to the analysis and design of systems for providing controlled environments for living and industrial processes. Related special topics.

ME 478 Design of Thermal Systems (3+0+0) 3

Applications of principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer to design of components and thermal systems. Study of component characteristics and their effect on overall system performance.

AUTO 525 Fuel Cells (3+0+0) 3

Basic principles and fuel cell types. Efficiency and irreversibility considerations. Hydrogen, proton exchange membrane, alkaline electrolyte fuel cells. Medium- and high-temperature fuel cells. Fuelling and fuel storage. Advantages of the use of fuel cells and applications.