Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENMA300; and permission of ENGR-Materials Science & Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENMA410 or ENMA489H.
The goal is to demonstrate the role of materials in solving one of the most critical socio-economic issues of our time, affordable and sustainable energy. There will be a discussion of U.S. and global energy and related environmental issues. Topics covered include: fuel cells and batteries (electrochemical energy conversion and storage); catalysts and membrane separations (fossil fuel and biomass energy conversion); and nuclear fuels.