University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm 433: Advanced Energy Solutions


Course description: Introduction to the challenges of power generation for a global society using the thermodynamics to understand basic principles and technology limitations. Covers current and future demands for energy; methods of power generation including fossil fuel, solar, wind and nuclear; associated detrimental by-products; and advanced strategies to improve power densities, efficiencies and emissions.
Credit hours: 3 credits
Pre-requisites:  Vm 235 
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