MAE406 Course Outline

MAE406 Course Outline - Waste Heat Recovery and Steam...

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MAE406 ENERGY CONSERVATION IN INDUSTRY Instructors: H.M. Eckerlin, 3179-B Broughton 515-5227 S.D. Terry, 3195 Broughton 515-1878 Time: Monday, 3:00 pm – 5:45 pm Room: 1402 Broughton Text: None required – Course notes are on the website. Other materials will be distributed in class. A good thermodynamics book will be helpful. Course This course will analyze practical aspects of energy efficiency and conservation in industry and current conservation strategies. We will look at major energy consuming equipment in manufacturing plants and determine how these devices operate, their purpose in the manufacturing process, and develop strategies that can applied to reduce the cost of operation. This will require a thorough knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and engineering economics. Overview Topics: Steam Generating Systems (Boilers)
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Unformatted text preview: Waste Heat Recovery and Steam Trapping Emissions, Pollutants, and Air Permitting Plant Tour Conducting a Boiler Efficiency Test Electrical Energy Management (rate schedules, electrical demand, etc.) Air Compressors and Air Systems Electric Motors, Industrial Lighting Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (and Refrigeration) Pumps and Piping, Fans and Ducts, Insulation Mechanical Room / Plant Tour Electrotechnologies, other Industrial Processes Grading: Your final grade will be determined as follows: Take-home assignments (projects) 10% - due each week Two Quizzes 50% Final Exam 40% Late Work Policy Take home assignments will not be accepted late and make-up exams will not be given, except in limited cases where an excusable reason is documented....
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course MAE 406 taught by Professor Eckerlin,terry during the Fall '07 term at N.C. State.

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