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ENG 471 - Seminar Energy & Sustain Engrg
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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.
Undergraduate degree in engineering or science.
- Energy and Sustainability Engineering