ENGR3022-A Energy Stor Convers & Tranpor    (Fall 2012)

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Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T R

Time: 01:45 - 03:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 233

Seats Available: 12 Seats

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., LEED GA

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering

Coordinator of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering


kerzmann@rmu.edu
412-397-5449 phone
412-397-2593 fax
John Jay 291
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