ENGR2012-A Renewable Resources    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details
As part of the requirements for completion of the this course, students must participate in the study abroad to Germany. Travelers to Germany will begin in Cologne, travel to Bremerhaven and end in Bremen. Along the trip students will learn about and participate in activities that relate to Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Bioenergy and many aspects of sustainability. The trip will be 14 days long and the cost is $3500, this includes air travel, ground transportation, lodging, activities, and meals. This course is part of the RMU Faculty Led Education Abroad Program (FLEAP) and students that are registered for this course must participate in the study abroad.

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W

Time: 03:00 - 04:20 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 233

Seats Available: 8 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides comprehensive overview of renewable energy technologies including biofuels, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, hydrogen fuel cells, solar energy (active and passive), tidal power, and wind energy. The types of energy and potential uses from each energy source will be covered. The energy budget and overall efficiency will be calculated. The economic, social, and environmental impact of each technology will also be considered.

About The Instructor(s)

Tony L. Kerzmann, Ph.D.

Co-Director, SEMS-ROC, STEM Education and Outreach
SEMS - ROC, STEM Education and Outreach

Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

412-397-5449 phone
412-397-2593 fax
John Jay 291