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Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering (EGEE)

EGEE 401 Energy in a Changing World (3) Energy is in transition, with increased international energy demand and increasing environmental pressures. Energy transitions, approaches, and outcomes are addressed.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: EGEE 101 orEGEE 102 orCHEM 112  

EGEE 411W Energy Science and Engineering Lab (3) A comprehensive introduction to classic and modern laboratory skills and experimentation of relevance to energy science and engineering practice.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: F SC 401 orEGEE 302 or permission of program  

EGEE 412 Green Engineering & Environmental Compliance (3) Material and energy flows as they relate to industrial systems, environmental concerns, pollution prevention, and the development of clean technologies.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: EGEE 302  

EGEE 420 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells (3) Course will cover the fundamental principles of electrochemical engineering, hydrogen production and storage, and the design and application of the main types of fuel cells.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: EME 301  

EGEE 430 (M E 430) Introduction to Combustion (3) Concepts related to laminar and turbulent premixed and nonpremixed combustion with applications to propulsion and stationary systems.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: M E 201 orM E 300 orEME 301  

EGEE 433 Physical Processes in Energy Engineering (3) Introduces fluid flow, heat transfer, phase equilibrium and mass transport phenomena in energy separation processes.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: EGEE 304 or concurrent  

EGEE 436 Modern Thermodynamics for Energy Systems (3) Thermodynamics of external fields, theory of stability and fluctuations, irreversible and non-linear thermodynamics, and bifurcation theory and their applications in energy and environmental processes are discussed.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: EME 301, EGEE 302, MATH 231 andMATH 251  

EGEE 437 Design of Solar Energy Conversion Systems (3) A review of fundamental concepts in solar energy conversion including photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal conversion systems.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: EGEE 304 or permission of program  

EGEE 438 Wind and Hydropower Energy Conversion (3) Principles of sustainability and renewable energy conversion with emphasis on wind and hydrokinetic energy resources.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EGEE 302, EME 303  

EGEE 439 Alternative Fuels from Biomass Sources (3) This course will examine the chemistry of technologies of bio-based sources for power generation and transportation fuels.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: general chemistryCHEM 110  

EGEE 441 Electrochemical Engineering Fundamentals (3) Course covers fundamental principles of electrochemistry, including electrochemical thermodynamics, kinetics, catalysis, and corrosion and focuses on applications such as fuel cells, batteries, and photovoltaics. Each application covers: principles of method, criteria determining performance, present state of development, and advantages/disadvantages. Laboratory demonstration of the performance (current-voltage) measurements of an electrochemical converter is scheduled in this course.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: EME 301 andEME 303 orCH E 220 andCH E 330 orM E 300 andM E 320 orMATSE 401 andMATSE 402  

EGEE 442 Electrochemical Methods (3) This course is for senior undergraduates, graduate students and professionals to learn electrochemical techniques and data analysis.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: EGEE 441  

EGEE 451 Energy Conversion Processes (3) Emphasizes processes for conversion of fossil fuels, nuclear and biomass to other fuel forms as transportation fuels and electricity.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: F SC 431  

EGEE 455 Materials for Energy Applications (3) Overview of key principles and technologies for materials relevant to energy applications, including membranes, catalysis, supercapacitors, adsorbents, and semi-conductors.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: EGEE 302, MATSE 201  

EGEE 456 (E E 456, E SC 456) Introduction to Neural Networks (3) Artificial Neural Networks as a solving tool for difficult problems for which conventional methods are not applicable.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202;MATH 220  

EGEE 464W Energy Design Project (3) A team and capstone design project on an industrial energy-related problem.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in energy engineering or chemical engineeringENGL 202C  

EGEE 470 Air Pollutants from Combustion Sources (3) Generation of pollutants in combustion chambers; reduction by combustion control; pre- and post-combustion treatment of fuels and effluents.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: EME 301  

EGEE 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 494A Research Project (2) Supervised research on a selected topic of energy science and engineering and preparation of written and oral presentation of the research results.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: Seventh semester standing in energy engineering  

EGEE 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

EGEE 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

EGEE 510 Engineering Chemistry of Energy and Geo-Environmental Systems (3) Chemical and electrochemical equilibria, surface and interfacial phenomena and chemical kinetics, in natural and engineered systems.
Effective: Spring 2005
Prerequisite: consent of instructor  

EGEE 520 Mathematical Modeling of Energy and Geo-Environmental Systems (3) Physical and reactive chemical modeling, model formulation and solution, validation and verification.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: EGEE 510  

EGEE 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

EGEE 599 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester, maximum of 24) Full-time graduate-level foreign study at overseas.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

EGEE 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

EGEE 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester, maximum of 6) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

EGEE 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Fall 2006
 

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