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Energy curriculum

Energy core courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn ME 529 4 Advanced Energy Conservation Systems
Autumn ME 538 4 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Winter ME 539 4 Renewable Energy I
Winter ME 521 3 Thermodynamics
Spring ME 540 3 Renewable Energy II
Spring (odd) ME 524 3 Combustion

Other suggested courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn ATM S 505 4 Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
Autumn CEE 588 3 Energy Infrastructure and the Environment
Autumn EE 454 4 Power System Analysis 1
Autumn MSE 475 4 Introduction to Composite Materials
Autumn ME 503 3 Continuum Mechanics 2
Autumn (odd) ME 531 3 Conductive Heat Transfer
Autumn ME 588 3 Dynamics and Vibrations
Winter AA 400 3 Gas Dynamics
Winter ME 450 3 Introduction to Composite Materials and Design
Winter ME 525 3 Applied Acoustics I
Winter (Even) ME 530 3 Radiative Heat Transfer
Spring ChemE 445 3 Fuel Cell Engineering
Spring (even) CEE 570 4 Hydrodynamics
Spring (even) CEE 572 3 Water Wave Mechanics for Coastal Engineers
Spring CEE 577 3 Water-Quality Management
Spring ME 425 4 HVAC Engineering
Spring ME 481 4 Internal Combustion Engines
Spring (even) ME 532 3 Convective Heat Transfer

1 Check with instructor regarding prerequisite. Student should have knowledge of EE 351 prior to taking EE 454.

2 For students continuing for Ph.D.

Sample Schedule*

Required courses   
Courses that fulfill computational and numerical analysis requirement
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 564 AUT Yr 1 3
ME 529 AUT Yr 1 4
ME 538 AUT Yr 1 4
Total credits 11
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 565 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 521 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 539 WIN Yr 1 4
Or ME 574 WIN Yr 1 3
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 535 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 540 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 524 (odd),
or ME 481
SPR Yr 1 3
ME 598,
or ME 600
SPR Yr 1 1
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
Elective 1 AUT Yr 2 3
Elective 2 AUT Yr 2 3
Elective 3 AUT Yr 2 3
ME 598,
or ME 600
AUT Yr 2 2
Total credits 11
Grand total 42

* May be adjusted based on student's selection of concentrations and elective courses.