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Last approved: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:03:14 GMT

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School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Energy and Sustainability
Energy and Sustainability
Fall 2017
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A basic understanding of energy and thermodynamics such as material covered in ECE 4620 and MAE 2131
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Every Year
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Energy sources; consumptions; societal and environmental impacts; energy generation and harvesting technology; thermodynamics and efficiency limits; nanotechnology for sustainability; emission and pollution; growth models; learning curves; life-cycle-analysis; energy in an international perspective. Offered as arranged.
At the end of this course students will be able to:
1. apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering including critical reading, mathematical analysis, and data interpretation.
2. identify, formulate, and solve scientific problems given a multitude of constrains including understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in the context of science fundamentals, engineering options and societal values.
3. be exposed and engage in cross-disciplinary education necessary to understand the impact of engineering and scientific solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
4. function and communicate efficiently in multidisciplinary teams towards addressing contemporary challenges via an approach rooted in research.
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