Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 181J Renewable Energy Sources in Practice

Provides a fundamental understanding of renewable energies in practice by experiencing them in a functional context. Students visit and evaluate renewable-energy facilities, such as wind power, solar energy, hydrogen storage, biofuel production, waste-water testing facilities, biomass, biodiesel, and biogas. This intensive one-month program allows students to carry out applied research in a real-life, industrial-scale, renewable-energy context. Prerequisite(s): course 80J or equivalent. Enrollment restricted to junior, senior, and graduate students and by permission of instructor. (Formerly EE 181J.)