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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.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Engineering Technology Design
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  

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 Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2