Nanomaterials for Energy

Fall 2024 > Engineering/Engineering Technology > MECH.5330 > 031

Course No: MECH.5330-031; SIS Class Nbr: 5230; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

Introduction of fundamental materials development and principles in addressing issues associated with affordable and sustainable energy. The course starts with basic concepts in materials science and engineering, with special attention paid to the origin of size effects in controlling the properties of nanomaterials. Then a range of materials issues related to development of renewable energy resources and sustainable energy technologies will be discussed. Topics to be covered include: photovoltaic materials and solar energy conversion; thermoelectric materials; materials for electrical energy storage and generation; materials for hydrogen production; piezoelectric energy harvesting; and materials for other emerging energy processes.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: STEM, NO COST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Fuqiang Liu
  • Materials: No cost course materials available
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $367/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Engineering

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