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Prof. Art MacCarley

Office: 20-214 
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-2317


Autmotive Engineering for a Sustainable Future

(Alternative Energy Vehicles)

 

 

         Laboratory


 

 

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EE434 take-home midterm exam info

(Note - this modifies my statement in the course syllabus that the midterm exam will be limited to 1.5 hours.  The content will be designed for 1.5 hours, but you may take the entire 24 hours if necessary.)

  • There will be no lecture on Thursday May 7.  
  • HW will be due at the start of the lab section, which WILL meet 1:10 - 2:30 PM to go over the HW solutions and review any of the material prior to the exam.
  • Midterm exam will be distributed in the EE434 HW section of this web site at 3:10 PM PDT Thursday May 7.  
  • Please print, complete, scan to pdf, email to EE434@loragen.com no later than 3:10 PM on Friday May 8.   
  • If you prefer to use a tablet computer and complete the exam electronically, that's OK. 
  • Open book, notes, even internet, but no collaboration with anyone else.
  • Exam will be mostly analysis and design problems with emphasis on problems having non-unique solutions.

Lectures: Tuesday/Thursday 3:10 - 4:30 PM Zoom ID 8057562317

Lab/Seminar: Thursday 12:10 - 3:00 PM Zoom ID 653564604

Office Hours: Wed 2-6 PM  Zoom ID 402148610

Email homework and exams to: EE434@loragen.com

 

Course Description

A multi-disciplinary survey of alternative energy technologies for transportation. Alternative fuels, electric and hybrid vehicles.  Transporation energy infrastructure.   Global impacts.

Textbook
None

Suggested Reference
Bosch Automotive Handbook, 10th Edition, by Robert Bosch GmBH.

Prerequisites

Chemistry (stoichiometry, thermochemistry)

Physics (energy and power)

Homework
Weekly, usually dur Tuesday before start of lecture.

 

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