Course
code ME 524
credit_hours 3
title Renewable Energy Resources
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prequisites 126 credit hours
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes a- Knowledge and UnderstandingrnThrough knowledge and understanding, students will be able to:rna.4) Principles of design including elements design, process and/or a system related to specific disciplines.rna.5) Methodologies of solving engineering problems, data collection and interpretationrna.8) Current engineering technologies as related to disciplinesrna.12) Contemporary Engineering Topicsrna.p.3) Fluid power systemsrna.p.6) Mechanical power and energy engineering contemporary issuesrnb- Intellectual SkillsrnThrough intellectual skills, students will be able to:rnb.4) Combine, exchange, and assess different ideas, views, and knowledge from a range of sources.rnb.5) Assess and evaluate the characteristics and performance of components, systems and processesrnb.p.1) Evaluate mechanical power and energy engineering designs, processes and performances andrnPropose improvementsrnb.p.3) Evaluate the power losses in the fluid transmission lines and networksrnc- Professional SkillsrnThrough professional and practical skills, students will be able to:rnc.6) Use a wide range of analytical tools, techniques, equipment, and software packages pertaining to the discipline and develop required computer programs.rnc.p.4) Describe the basic Thermal and fluid processes mathematically and use the computer softwarernFor their simulation and analysisrnNational Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE)rnd- General SkillsrnThrough general and transferable skills, students will be able to:rnd.6) Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources
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objectives To develop the student ability to assess the current energy situation, need for renewable energy sources & to understand and their current status of development.rnï‚·rnStudying the different types of renewable energy sources
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ref. books N/A
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textbook Lecture notes
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course file 53_ME 524 _ME524.pdf
Course Content
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1 The current energy resources.
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2 Environmental Impact of Energy production.
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3 Need for renewable resources.
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4 Solar Energy: photovoltaic cells.
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5 Solar Energy: thermal energy production.
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6 Solar Energy: thermal energy production.
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7 Wind Energy-7th week evaluation / 7th week evaluation.
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8 Wind Energy.
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9 Hyower.
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10 Wave and Tidal Energy.
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11 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion.
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12 Geothermal Energy-12th week evaluation / 12th week evaluation.
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13 Nuclear Energy.
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14 Biomass as source of energy.
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15 Environmental Impact of Renewable Energy.
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16 Final exam.
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