7.2.5 Energy Science and Technology

7.2.5A - ENERGY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - COMBUSTION

If Energy Science and Technology represents the major of your PhD study, in the area of Combustion, you should take at least 5 courses from the lists shown below. Of these, at least 3 courses should be from the Combustion Core list. Selection of other courses not listed can be done with the approval of the Major Field Advisor and the Vice Chair for Graduate Study. You should prepare a written justification of your selection.

 

If Combustion represents a minor of your PhD study, you should take 2 core courses from the lists shown below. You may not double-count courses towards both the major and the minor requirements.

 

Core Courses in Combustion

  • Mech Eng 292E - Advanced Special Topics
  • Mech Eng 255 - Advanced Combustion Processes
  • Mech Eng 254 - Thermodynamics I
  • Mech Eng 256 - Combustion
  • Mech Eng 257 - Advanced Combustion

 

Recommended Courses in Combustion

  • Mech Eng 252 - Heat Convection
  • Mech Eng 253 - Thermal Radiation
  • Mech Eng 256 - Combustion
  • Mech Eng 260A/B - Advanced Fluid Mechanics I / Advanced Fluid Mechanics II

 

Courses in Combustion you are encouraged to take

  • Mech Eng 251 - Heat Conduction
  • Mech Eng 258 - Heat Transfer with Phase Change
  • Mech Eng 263 - Turbulence
  • Chemistry 122 - Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
  • Chemistry 223A - Chemical Kinetics
  • Mathematics 121 (A or B) - Mathematical Tools for the Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics 128A/B - Numerical Analysis / Numerical Analysis
  • Mathematics 224A/B - Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics 228A/B - Numerical Solution of Differential Equations

 

7.2.5B - ENERGY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - HEAT TRANSFER

If Energy Science and Technology represents the major of your PhD study, in the area of Heat Transfer, you should take at least 5 courses from the lists shown below.  Of these, at least 4 should be from the Heat Transfer core list.  Selection of other courses not listed can be done with the approval of the Major Field Advisor and the Vice Chair for Graduate Study. You should prepare a written justification of your selection.

 

If Heat Transfer represents a minor field for your PhD program, you should take 2 core courses from the list below. If you wish to use other courses for your minor field you must first obtain the approval of the Major Field Advisor. You may not double-count courses towards both the major and the minor requirements.

 

Core Courses in Heat Transfer

  • Mech Eng 292E - Advanced Special Topics
  • Mech Eng 246 - Advanced Energy Conversion Principles
  • Mech Eng 251 - Heat Conduction
  • Mech Eng 252 - Heat Convection
  • Mech Eng 253 - Thermal Radiation
  • Mech Eng 258 - Heat Transfer with Phase Change
  • Mech Eng 259 - Microscale Thermophysics and Heat Transfer

 

Supplementary Courses in Heat Transfer

  • Mech Eng 151 - Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Mech Eng C212/Bio Eng C212 - Heat and Mass Transport in Biomedical Engineering
  • Mech Eng 254 - Thermodynamics I
  • Mech Eng 256 - Combustion
  • Mech Eng 260A/B - Advanced Fluid Mechanics I / Advanced Fluid Mechanics II
  • Mech Eng C268 / Chem Eng C268 - Physicochemical Hydrodynamics
  • Mech Eng 290G - Laser Processing and Diagnostics
  • Mech Eng 290T - Plasmonic Materials
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