2018 Interdisciplinary scientific principles of energy 1 すずかけ

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Energy Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yamaguchi Takeo  Shishido Atsushi  Wada Hiroyuki  Shimura Masayasu 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue1-2(W241,G115)  
Group
すずかけ
Course number
ENR.A401
Credits
1
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2018/3/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

[Description of this course] This course focuses on the fundamentals of chemical and thermal energy based on thermodynamics and the kinetics and fundamentals of the use of light energy based on quantum mechanics and band theory.

[Aim of this course] Students will have the chance to learn interdisciplinary scientific principles of various energy conversions such as fuel cells, solar cells, and thermal power generation from the standpoint of equilibrium and kinetics.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to
1) understand thermodynamics as interdisciplinary scientific principles and explain theoretical maximum efficiencies of various energy conversions.
2) understand mass transfer phenomena as interdisciplinary scientific principles and explain diffusion process using Gibbs free energy.
3) explain basic theory of quantum mechanics as interdisciplinary scientific principles of various energy conversion systems.
4) explain basic theory of band theory of solid as interdisciplinary scientific principles of various energy conversion systems.

Keywords

Energy conversion, Thermodynamics, Combustion, Quantum mechanics, Light, Band structure, Fuel cell, Solar cell, Thermal power generation

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

In the first class, an overview of the course is explained. At the beginning of each class, the previous class is reviewed.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Interdisciplinary scientific principles of various energy conversion systems, Scientific principles of chemical and heat energy conversion 1(Prof. M. Ihara, Prof. T.Yamaguchi):Overview of thermodynamics Take an overview of the current state of energy conversion systems and explain the role of interdisciplinary scientific principles in the systems
Class 2 Scientific principles of chemical and heat energy conversion 2(Prof. M. Ihara, Prof. T.Yamaguchi): Steady and equilibrium states, First law of thermodynamics, internal energy, enthalpy Explain steady and equilibrium states, First law of thermodynamics, internal energy, enthalpy, as interdisciplinary scientific principles in the energy conversion systems
Class 3 Scientific principles of chemical and heat energy conversion3(Prof. M. Ihara, Prof. T.Yamaguchi):Gibbs free energy in energy conversion, reversible process and maximum energy conversion efficiency, chemical potential and diffusion Explain Gibbs free energy in energy conversion, reversible process and maximum energy conversion efficiency, chemical potential and diffusion
Class 4 Scientific principles of chemical and heat energy conversion 4 (Prof.M. Shimura, Prof. A. Shishido): Mass transfer, chemical reaction, and steady state: combustion Explain Mass transfer, chemical reaction and steady state in combustion
Class 5 Scientific principles of light energy conversion 1(Prof. A. Yamada, Prof. H. Wada): Fundamentals of quantum mechanics (light as a wave and a particle, operator) Explain light as a wave and a particle, operator
Class 6 Scientific principles of light energy conversion 2(Prof. A. Yamada, Prof. H. Wada): Fundamentals of quantum mechanics (Schroedinger equation, electron in square-well potential, discrete energy level) Explain Schroedinger equation, electron in square-well potential, discrete energy level
Class 7 Scientific principles of light energy conversion 3(Prof. A. Yamada, Prof. H. Wada): band structure and band model, doping, recombination, diffusion and drift of electron and hole Explain band structure and band model, doping, recombination, diffusion and drift of electron and hole
Class 8 Summary of this course Explain the important points of each topic

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluation will be based on the term end examination and the quiz which is assigned during the classes.

Related courses

  • ENR.A402 : Interdisciplinary scientific principles of energy 2
  • ENR.A403 : Interdisciplinary principles of energy devices 1
  • ENR.A404 : Interdisciplinary principles of energy devices 2
  • ENR.A405 : Interdisciplinary Energy Materials Science 1
  • ENR.A406 : Interdisciplinary Energy Materials Science 2
  • ENR.A407 : Energy system theory

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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