Renewable Energy Graduate Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
This graduate option within the Mechanical Engineering graduate major distinguishes an area of interdisciplinary specialization, Renewable Energy (RE).
Renewable Energy is inherently interdisciplinary and thus is being proposed as an interdisciplinary option within ME which requires students to select 16 credits of ME courses from across all four ME primary graduate options and then choose from a set of courses which equip students to understand the underlying physical phenomena governing renewable energy technologies and be able to understand overarching themes in US energy policy pertaining to renewables.
Students wishing to declare the ME Renewable Energy (RE) graduate option must first fulfill core mechanical engineering requirements in one of two ways:
- Declare an interdisciplinary option in mechanical engineering, or
- Fulfill the requirements of one of the four ME Primary Options.
|Select 8 credits of the following technical electives:||8|
|OCEAN WAVE MECHANICS I|
|DYNAMICS OF OCEAN STRUCTURES|
|OCEAN AND COASTAL ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS|
|CONVENTIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS|
|SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES|
|CONTEMPORARY ENERGY APPLICATIONS|
|DYNAMICS OF ELECTROMECHANICAL ENERGY CONVERSION|
|POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS|
|RENEWABLE ENERGY: THERMAL FLUID SYSTEMS|
|Select one of the following technical electives:||4|
|US ENERGY POLICY|
|RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY|
Option Code: 3222