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EGV 1101 Alternate & Renewable Energy Sources

Overview of past, recent and current research to find viable alternative sources of energy. Examples include water, wind, solar, bio-mass, alternative liquid fuels and introduction to fuel cell technology. Study of applied technologies in the context of how to relieve complete dependence on petrochemical-based products. A case study approach to learning is used. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • List various types of energy resources.
  • Determine the economic and technological feasibility to implement one or more of these technologies into a new construction project.
  • Analyze the current trend of various auto-manufacturers to supply alternative fueled vehicles to the consumers as well as other energy sources of electrical power.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Engineering Technology Design
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term