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.
- 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