PHYS1023-A Alternative Energy Technol    (Fall 2011)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/29/2011 - 12/17/2011)

Days: M W

Time: 04:40 - 05:55 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 106

Seats Available: 10 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will discuss recent developments in alternative energy technologies. In particular, this course will cover recent scientific developments and the latest technological advances in areas of science and engineering associated with power generation. Students will develop the necessary skills to decipher scientific articles and interpret the scope and conclusions of recent scientific research. Subjects covered in the course will be drawn from recent scientific and engineering literature describing recent breakthroughs, aimed at improving efficiency, cost-effectiveness and practicality of renewable energies. The topics could include biofuels, nanotechnology, and solar cells. A scientific method of inquiry and reasoning will be stressed throughout the course.

About The Instructor

Gavin A. Buxton
Associate Professor of Physics
 Science

buxton@rmu.edu
412-397-4033 phone
John Jay 211

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