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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions E Energy Engineering ENER
Energy Engineering ENER

Instruction offered by members of Schulich School of Engineering.

Junior Courses
Energy Engineering 200       Engineering Design and Innovation
An interdisciplinary course involving the application of engineering principles, design innovation tools and sustainability tools, life-cycle assessment, and leadership concepts through a sequence of team-based design projects.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Energy Engineering 200 and Engineering 200 will not be allowed.
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Energy Engineering 240       Introductory Dynamics for Energy Engineering
Calculus with applications to dynamics. Kinematics of particles undergoing rectilinear and curvilinear motion. Analysis of the kinetics of particles by direct use of Newton’s laws of motion, work and energy methods, and impulse and momentum methods.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(4-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 260       Statics for Energy Engineering
Engineering Statics topics: force vectors; equilibrium of a particle in two and three dimensions; force system resultants; equilibrium of a rigid body in two and three dimensions; trusses; frames and machines. Vector and linear algebra methods and applications to static engineering mechanics.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Senior Courses
Energy Engineering 300       Engineering Design and Energy Policy
Introduction to the mechanical, petroleum, and energy engineering profession, fundamentals of energy engineering design, testing, and product development; problem solving skills development; oil and gas standards, intellectual property protection, project management; regulatory issues; public policy. Case studies and projects may be drawn from a range of energy engineering areas.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 200 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 340       Dynamics for Energy Engineering I
Systems of particles. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Rotation and translation. Torque and angular momentum. Moment of inertia. Two-dimensional dynamics of rigid bodies. Applications of mathematics to dynamics including first-order ordinary differential equations, integrating factor, separable and exact equations, second-order ordinary differential equations, characteristic equation and variation of parameters method, and series solutions of ordinary differential equations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 240 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 350       Computing Tools for Energy Engineers
The application of computer tools to solve practical Energy Engineering problems; fundamentals of engineering computing including algorithm development, selection of appropriate tools, documentation of solutions, and verification and interpretation of results; applications using engineering analysis and spreadsheet tools; numerical methods; fundamentals of engineering graphics and computer aided design including technical drawing conventions used in the energy industry, dimensioning and tolerances; applications using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 360       Mechanics of Materials for Energy Engineering
Internal forces in trusses, beams, shafts, frames and machines. Axial-force, shear-force, bending-moment and internal-torque diagrams. The concept of stress. Normal and shear components in a co-ordinate system. The concept of strain and its components. Stress-strain relations. Elasticity. Hooke’s law and its generalization. Stress and deformation of uniaxially loaded members. Stress and deformation in the torsion of shafts of a circular cross section. Stress and deformation in transversely loaded beams of a symmetric cross section. General analysis of plane stress. Principal stresses. Mohr’s circle. Stress in structures subjected to combine loading.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 240, 260 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 400       Engineering Design and Economics
Design of chemical and oil & gas processing units and plants; cost estimates and chemical process economics; identifying market needs and commercialization considerations; Safety and environmental considerations in process design; critical thinking and problem solving skills development; case studies and projects may be drawn from a range of energy engineering areas.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 300 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 425       Electricity, Magnetism and Electrical Circuits
Electric charges and electric current; Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, application to simple circuits; Definitions of electric and magnetic fields. Introduction to circuit theory: DC circuits, amplifiers, operational amplifiers, single and three phase AC circuits. Introduction to basic electronic devices. Applications of mathematics to circuit analysis including solving systems of linear equations, first order derivatives and integrals, and complex numbers and arithmetic.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1T-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 240 and 260 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 460       Dynamics for Energy Engineering II
Planar kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies; work, energy, impulse and momentum of rigid bodies; kinematics, statics, and dynamics of planar mechanisms; design of cams, gears, and gear trains.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 240 and 260 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 480       Energy Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Basic principles of mechanics of fluids; properties of fluids; fluids at rest; manometers and other pressure measuring devices; dimensional analysis; the laws of conservation of mass and momentum; Bernoulli's equation for incompressible flow and the energy equation; flow measurements; elementary pipe flow problems including losses, pumps, etc.; applications to a variety of problems in energy engineering. Applications of calculus and simultaneous linear equations to fluid mechanics, including applications of differential elements to derive material and momentum balances.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 201 and Energy Engineering 340 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 560       Energy Engineering Thermodynamics
Review of the principles of the first and second law of thermodynamics; application to the properties of fluids and solutions; vapour liquid and chemical equilibria; applications such as engine gas cycles including simple gas turbines; gas turbines with reheat, intercooling and heat exchange, heat-pump and refrigeration cycles. Applications of mathematics to thermodynamics including ordinary and partial differential equations, total differentials, integration, and curve-fitting.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 311 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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Energy Engineering 570       Automation and Controls
Linear systems and their characteristics; the Laplace transform, block diagram manipulation, frequency response, application to first and second order physical systems; analysis and design of sensors and actuators; industrial automation systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, distributed control systems (DCS).
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Energy Engineering 340 and Energy Engineering 425 and admission to the BSc Energy Engineering program.
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