NUCL 56300

Direct Energy Conversion

Instructor: Professor Choi

Review of energy sources and study of the basic processes of direct energy conversion and their applications to energy utilization, based on both conventional and nuclear energy conversion schemes. Conventional schemes include thermoelectric, photovoltaic, thermionic, magnetohydrodynamic generators, fuel cell systems, etc.; and nuclear energy conversion schemes correspond to nuclear radiation and fusion energy conversion. Permission of instructor required.

Restrictions: May not be enrolled as the following Classifications: Freshman: 15 - 29 hours Junior: 75 - 89 hours Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours Junior: 60 - 74 hours Freshman: 0 - 14 hours Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours