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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 a 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 the 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

Required Courses (18 credit hours)
ENT 311 THERMODYNAMICS 3
ENT 312 FLUID MECHANICS 3
ENT 411 HEAT TRANSFER 3
ENT 481 RENEWABLE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION AND STORAGE 3
ENT 482 SMART GRID FROM SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE 3
ENT 491 OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF MODERN GRID 3
Total Credit Hours 18

Mechanical Engineering Technology Students

Required Courses (18 credit hours)
ENT 371 ELECTRIC MACHINES 3
ENT 471 POWER SYSTEMS I 3
ENT 472 POWER SYSTEMS II 3
ENT 481 RENEWABLE DISTRIBUTED GENERATION AND STORAGE 3
ENT 482 SMART GRID FROM SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE 3
ENT 491 OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF MODERN GRID 3
Total Credit Hours 18

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite course for EET students is ENT 301, 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, 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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