EE 351 - Spring 2013

January 14, 2013

Welcome to EE351. This website will be updated often so check back and visit.

January 23, 2013

Homework 1 is now posted on the HW page. It is due in one week (1/30). Good luck!

Additionally, check out the notes page and news links periodically to stay up to date on recent events in energy.

January 24, 2013

There is an addendum to HW1. The extra problem is due with the rest and is posted on the HW page.

January 29, 2013

A study on world shale gas reserves has been posted on the notes page.

February 4, 2013

Today's lecture on solar and solar thermal energy is posted on the notes page.

Here is an article on solar energy from Discovery News. "Solar Power To Beat Coal Prices in New Mexico"

February 27, 2013

HW #2 is posted along with the chart of US Energy Usage that was handed out in class.

March 9, 2013

Exam #1 is on Wednesday, March 13 in class. A study guide is provided on the exam page. A double-sided crib sheet (no larger than 8.5"x11") is allowed.

March 27, 2013

A few things. The paper is due on April 8. It is to be done with a partner. The handout is on the HW page.

Here's a story on how the parabolic mirrors are cleaned in a solar thermal plant.

Some articles to help with your project are located on the HW page.

An article about barges and their inefficiency

April 17, 2013

The second paper is due on April 22 and is on the topic of geothermal generation of electricity. Details can be found on the HW page.

April 25, 2013

A study guide for the second exam is posted on the exam page.