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ENG 471 - Seminar Energy & Sustain Engrg

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Challenges of developing energy systems and civil infrastructure that are sustainable in terms of resource availability, security, and environmental impact. Guest lecturers focus on: (i) global challenges -- future energy demand, geologic sources of energy, climate change, energy-water nexus, energy and security; (ii) markets, policies and systems -- economic incentives, policy and law, life cycle analyses; (iii) opportunities for change -- CO2 sequestration, renewable power, bioenergy feedstocks, biofuels for transportation, energy use in buildings, advanced power conversion, the smart grid. Course Information: 1 undergraduate hour. 1 graduate hour. Prerequisite: MATH 220 or MATH 221; one of CHEM 104, CHEM 204, PHYS 101, PHYS 211. Recommended: NPRE 201.

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Subject Area

  • Energy and Sustainability Engineering

Course Description

Challenges of developing energy systems and civil infrastructure that are sustainable in terms of resource availability, security, and environmental impact are considered. Lectures will focus on (i) global challenges: future energy demand, geologic sources of energy, climate change, energy-water nexus, and energy and security; (ii) markets, policies and systems: economic incentives, policy and law, and life cycle analyses; and (iii) opportunities for change: CO2 sequestration, renewable power, bioenergy feedstocks, biofuels for transportation, energy use in buildings, advanced power conversion, and the smart grid.

Credit Hours

1 hour

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree in engineering or science.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Seminar Energy & Sustain EngrgA61836LCD11600 - 1650 W  114 Transportation Building John R Abelson
Seminar Energy & Sustain EngrgONC62948LCD1 -    John R Abelson
Seminar Energy & Sustain EngrgONL58954ONL1 -    John R Abelson
Rizwan Uddin