Prof. Erlebacher is teaching the following course(s) for the Fall 2013 semester:
- 510.405 – Materials Science of Energy Technologies
Description: This course examines the science and engineering of contemporary and cutting-edge energy technologies. Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering fundamentals in this area will be complemented by case studies that include fuel cells, solar cells, lighting, thermoelectrics, wind turbines, engines, nuclear power, biofuels, and catalysis. Students will consider various alternative energy systems, and also research the engineering of traditional energy technologies aimed at increased efficiency, conservation, and sustainability. Prerequisite: undergraduate course in thermodynamics.