2.60 Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion


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Fundamentals of thermodynamics, chemistry, and transport applied to energy systems. Analysis of energy conversion and storage in thermal, mechanical, chemical, and electrochemical processes in power and transportation systems, with emphasis on efficiency, performance, and environmental impact. Applications to fuel reforming and alternative fuels, hydrogen, fuel cells and batteries, combustion, catalysis, combined and hybrid power cycles using fossil, nuclear and renewable resources. CO2 separation and capture. Biomass energy. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 2.006, 2.051, and 2.06 as prerequisites.

2.60 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by W. Green and A. F. Ghoniem.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-370.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion site or on the 2.60 Stellar site.

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