Energy Technology (ENE) at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College


         
 
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ENE 105 - Solar Thermal Active and Passive Technology
Provides a comprehensive study of thermal technology as it applies to collector types and ratings, open-loop versus closed-loop and system sizing. Introduces hydronics, hot water, and pool heating applications. Provides an introduction to fluid dynamics and chemistry as it applies to system installation and maintenance.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
ENE 110 - Solar Power Installations
Covers wiring, control, conversion, and ties to established power systems. Studies use of invertors, batteries, and charging systems.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ELE 157 or equivalent.
4 credits
ENE 120 - Solar Power - Photovoltaic and Thermal
Studies the production and conversion of electrical energy from modular to grid power systems. Covers the storage of energy, thermal solar capture, and storage for residential and commercial applications. Covers energy conversion and storage equipment based on size and efficiency.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ELE 157 or equivalent.
4 credits
ENE 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENE 195 - Topics in
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
1-5 credits
1-5 credits
ENE 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENE 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college. Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit.
Variable hours.
1-5 credits
ENE 200 - Power Monitoring
Covers the equipment, connections, and use of monitoring power production necessary for offsite and onsite use. Includes study of computer applications used for monitoring including real time storage and historical storage of data.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ELE 157 and MTH 115 or equivalents.
4 credits
ENE 210 - Fuel Cell Fundamentals
Studies the production of hydrogen and its use to power fuel cells for the production of electrical power for use in mobile equipment in addition to power for buildings and utility systems.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Lab 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
4 credits
ENE 210 Detailed Outline
ENE 220 - Wind Power Generation
Studies wind turbines, their location, efficiency, and cost. Covers power generation with wind turbines, storage, conversion to established values, use of batteries, invertors, grid tie systems, and all necessary wiring installations.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ELE 157.
4 credits