ENVS3022-A Energy Stor Convers and Transp    (Fall 2013)

This section was canceled as of 09/05/2013

 

 

  Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: T R

Time: 11:00 - 12:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 111

Seats Available: Canceled

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces conventional and renewable mechanisms for the transfer and storage of electrical energy. The course beneficially integrates class presentations and hands-on demonstration activities. The topics include: electrochemical storage systems and related power densities; super capacitors, lithium batteries, fuel cell systems, proton exchange membranes, fuel cell stacks; basic principles of operation and future development needs; materials for energy storage and conversion; conventional lead-acid, zinc-air, nickel-cadmium and nickel-metal hydride batteries; fuel cell architectures and electrode life times; purely ionic conductors; mixed Ionic / electronic conductors; ionic transport, conductivity in polymers; AC to DC and DC to AC transformers and electrical circuits; economics of energy storage and conversion.

Prerequisites: CHEM1210 amd CHEM1215, PHYS1210 and PHYS1215, and PHYS2210 and PHYS2215

About The Instructor

Tony L. Kerzmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
 Engineering
Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
 Engineering

kerzmann@rmu.edu
412-397-5449 phone
John Jay 1st

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