ECE-541 / ESE-500 / ME-552
Homework #1
Due Date: Monday, October 3, 2016 (on-campus students)
Due Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (distance learning students)
(60 points)
SOLUTION
1. (10 points) A combined-cycle, natural-gas, power plant has an efficiency

ECE-541 / ESE-500 / ME-552
Homework #3
Due Date: Monday, October 24, 2016 (on-campus students)
Due Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (distance learning students)
100 points
SOLUTION
1. (20 points) The analysis of a tidal power facility is similar to that fo

ECE-541 / ESE-500 / ME-552
Homework #4
Due Date: Monday, November 14, 2016 (on-campus students)
Due Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 (distance learning students)
100 points
SOLUTION
1. (20 points) A 52-gallon electric water heater is designed to deliver 4

ECE-541 / ESE-500 / ME-552
Homework #2
Due Date: Monday, October 17, 2016 (on-campus students)
Due Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (distance learning students)
80 points
SOLUTION
1. (20 points) The incremental cost functions ($/kWh) of three generators A,