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Energy Systems (Minor)

About the Program

The Energy Systems minor is designed for a specific group of students enrolled in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology. Energy Systems minor is multidisciplinary minor combining electrical and mechanical (thermal) aspects of the energy field.

Energy Systems minor will be available for physics majors or any other majors with proper background in mathematics and physics.

About the Engineering Technology Department

126 Technology Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6017
Fax: (716) 878-3033
http://engineeringtechnology.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr
Required Courses for Electrical Engineering Technology Students (18 cr)
ENT 311 Thermodynamics
ENT 312 Fluid Mechanics
ENT 411 Heat Transfer
ENT 481 Renewable Distributed Generation and Storage
ENT 482 Smart Grid from the Systems Perspective
ENT 491 Operations and Management of Modern Grid

Required Courses for Mechanical Engineering Technology Students (18 cr)
ENT 371 Electric Machines
ENT 471 Power Systems I
ENT 472 Power Systems II
ENT 481 Renewable Distributed Generation and Storage
ENT 482 Smart Grid from the Systems Perspective
ENT 491 Operations and Management of Modern Grid

Prerequisite courses
Prerequisite course for EET students is ENT 301 Mechanics 1, which is a required course for all Engineering Technology majors. All students take it as part of their major no matter if they will enroll in the minor or not. Therefore, it is not a hidden prerequisite.

Prerequisite course for MET students is ENT 331 Electric Circuits, which is a required course for all Engineering Technology majors. All students take it as part of their major no matter if they will enroll in the minor. Therefore, it is not a hidden prerequisite.

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