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ENVS2012-A Renewable Resources    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
This course provides a 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 economic, social, and environmental impact of each technology will be discussed. As part of this course, students may elect to study abroad in Germany from May 14-28.The study abroad trip will visit four German cities while exploring renewable energy sites as well as learning about German culture along our travels. Costs for airfare, housing, etc. are in addition to tuition. If you are interested in taking this course, contact the Center for Global Engagement at 412-397-2151 or email Rick Moslen at Moslen@rmu.edu.

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: T R

Time: 03:30 - 04:45 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 233

Seats Available: 9 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.

Prerequisites: ENVS1022 or ENGR1022 and ENVS1023 or ENGR1023

About The Instructor

Tony L. Kerzmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
 Engineering
Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
 Engineering

kerzmann@rmu.edu
412-397-5449 phone
John Jay 1st

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