Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ME 418 Analysis of Powerplant Cycles

Review of thermodynamic cycle analysis for power generation systems. Advanced treatment of conventional Rankine and gas turbine powerplant cycles. Analysis of advanced energy conversion cycles and schemes, including combined cycles, binary cycles, cogeneration, and fluidized bed reactors. Application to power generation such as geothermal electric and solar thermal electric. Utilization of garbage and wood wastes. Project required. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ME 518 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: ME 322 or equivalent and consent of instructor.
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