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As a society and individually, we use energy every moment of our lives to improve our quality of life. Energy 101 will develop the big picture and connect the details of our energy use, technology, infrastructure, impact, and future.
- Week 1 - Syllabus and Introduction
- Week 1 - Energy, Society and Economy
This module introduces the concepts of impact of energy issues on society, sources of energy, role of fossil fuels and issues of oil import
- Week 2 - Natural Gas Liquids, Ethanol & Energy Independence
This module targets issues on Energy Independence, Oil Supply and Price
- Week 3 - Solar and Wind Power Resources
This module explore renewable energy sources
- Week 4 - Energy Conversion
This module concentrates on topics in Energy Conversion
- Week 5 - Electric Power Technologies
This module explores topics in Power Plant Technologies and Carbon Emissions
- Week 6 - Alternative Fueled Cars and Other Energy Issues
This module explores Electric Car, Carbon Emission and summarizes concepts of this course
Dr. Sam Shelton
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Richard A. Simmons
Senior Research Engineer & Fellow
Strategic Energy Institute
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