ME 510 Power Plant Engineering

Analysis of thermodynamics, hydraulic, environmental, and economic considerations that affect the design and performance of modern power plants; overview of power generation system and its components, including boilers, turbines, circulating water systems, and condensate-feedwater systems; fuels and combustion; auxiliary pumping and cleanup systems; gas turbine and combined cycles; and introduction to nuclear power plants and alternate energy systems based on geothermal, solar, wind, and ocean energy.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Summer Session 1