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Mechanical Engineering (M E)

M E 551 (E SC 551) High Power Energy Storage (3) High-power energy storage technologies including advanced batteries, ultracapacitors, and flywheels.

M E (E SC) 551 High Power Energy Storage (3)

The course focuses on high-power, in-vehicle energy storage technologies used in hybrid electric vehicles, including advanced batteries, fuel cells, ultracapacitors, and flywheels. An interdisciplinary approach with mechanical, materials, electrical, and chemistry-based concepts provides the foundation to understand the operation and application of these energy storage devices. The course provides a synopsis of hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicle design, control, and simulation to determine the effect of energy storage components on performance and fuel efficiency.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2015

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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