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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MET 411LAB - Energy Systems I Laboratory

Practical application of energy system principles. Lab work includes power generation, energy reserves, fuels, reciprocating machines, internal combustion engines, rotating compressors, axial flow turbines, and gas turbine power. Two hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: MET 316LAB.

Credits: (1)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the practical aspects of thermodynamics by relating theory to various applications of energy conversions systems.
  • Learn the fundamentals of various state-of-the art energy conversion systems such as steam power plants, spark ignition engines, compression ignition engines, gas turbines, and rocket engines.
  • Demonstrate an engineering understanding of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
  • Learn terminology in the energy conversion technical field so that they may read, discuss and comprehend the relevant literature.
  • Demonstrate the capability of predicting and measuring the performance of energy conversion systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and conduct energy conversion experiments.
  • Perform computerized data analysis and be able to present and explain experimental results with clarity.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select proper instrumentation to support experiments and have the ability to calibrate various sensors and connect sensors to data acquisition systems.
  • Become a better informed citizen who can take a leadership position when discussions arise dealing with energy issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write various types of test reports common in the engineering field.

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