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Energy Systems Minor

...E E 552 Energy System Planning E E 553 Steady State Analysis E E 554...

E E 554: Power System Dynamics

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: E E 456, E E 457, E E 475
Dynamic performance of power systems with emphasis on stability. Modeling of system components and control equipment. Analysis of the dynamic behavior of the system in response to small and large disturbances.

CH E 554: Integrated Transport Phenomena

(4-0) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: CH E 357, CH E 381, Math 267, credit or enrollment in CH E 545
Conservation equations governing diffusive and convective transport of momentum, thermal energy and chemical species. Transport during laminar flow in conduits, boundary layer flow, creeping flow. Heat and mass transport coupled with chemical reactions and phase change. Scaling and approximation methods for mathematical solution of transport models. Diffusive fluxes; conservation equations for heat and mass transfer; scaling and approximation techniques; fundamentals of fluid mechanics; unidirectional flow; creeping flow; laminar flow at high Reynolds number; forced-convection heat and mass transfer in confined and unconfined laminar flows.

CPR E 554: Distributed Systems

(Dual-listed with CPR E 454). (Cross-listed with COM S). (3-1) Cr. 3.

Prereq: COM S 311; COM S 352 or CPR E 308; for graduate credit: graduate standing or permission of instructor
Theoretical and practical issues of design and implementation of distributed systems. The client server paradigm, inter-process communications, synchronization and concurrency control, naming, consistency and replication, fault tolerance, and distributed file systems. Graduate credit requires additional in-depth study of concepts. Programming projects and written reports.

M S E 554: Polymer Composites and Processing

(Dual-listed with MAT E 454). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: MAT E 351
Basic concepts in polymer composites, blends, and block copolymers. Phase separation and miscibility, microstructures and mechanical behavior. Fiber reinforced and laminated composites. Viscosity, rheology, viscoelasticity of polymers. Polymer melt processing methods such as injection molding and extrusion; selection of suitable processing methods and their applications.