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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Sustainable Energy

EEN 26000 / 3 Cr.

The objective of this course is to familiarize the students with various forms of available energy. The concept of these energies in terms of efficiency, raw material, safety, economy and environmental impact will be introduced.
Textbooks

David G. Ullman, “The mechanical design process”, Fourth edition, McGrawHill, 1992, USA. Pro/ENGINEER manuals (available on OnCourse): 1) Pro/Mechanica Fundamentals of Motion Training manual; 2) Pro/Mechanism manual; 3) Pro/E modeling manuals. “Engineering Ethics: An Industrial Perspective”, Elsevier Academic Press,  Gail D. Baura Handouts on Entrepreneurship

Goals
The objective of this course is to familiarize the students with various forms of available energy. The concept of these energies in terms of efficiency, raw material, safety, economy and environmental impact will be introduced.
Outcomes

Upon the competition of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the basic concept of various energy systems and how they work. [a]
  2. Be able to identify the components for each energy system. [a]
  3. Apply energy and efficiency equations for simple models. [e]
  4. To understand the feasibility, economic and environmental impact of each energy system. [h,j]
  5. Explain the advantage and disadvantage of each energy system for current and future use.[h,j]
  6. Be able to discuss the selection of particular energy system for specific application and location. [c,e]
  7. Better understanding of energy consumption in various part of the world.[h,j]