Jun 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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CHEE 5390 - Energy and the Environment

Credit Hours: 3.0
Lecture Contact Hours: 3    Lab Contact Hours: 0
Formerly (also CHEE 6390)
Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in CHEE 4321  and CHEE 4367 .
Description
This course surveys modern energy technologies and their impact on the environment. Topics include energy generation from fossil, nuclear, and renewable sources. Energy utilization covers stationary and transportation applications. Optimization of source-to-consumer efficiencies and minimization of emissions are included, with special emphasis on emerging technologies such as fuel cells. Capstone topics for the course are future developments in the hydrogen economy and the technical-economic-social aspects of global warming.



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