Clean Energy and the Environment
Students in this course utilize applicable skills from the foundational courses to tackle challenges associated with the implementation of clean energy technology. The hands-on projects encountered during this course will require students to address specific issues related to providing portable power in any situation, developing new energy storage systems, increasing the efficiency of the modern home, and designing more energy efficient buildings and homes.
Students will apply the principles and practices needed for managing renewable and nonrenewable energy resources. Throughout this course, future energy systems and energy use scenarios are investigated, with a focus on promoting the use of renewable energy resources and technologies. Students will be introduced to the scientific and technical processes of biofuel/bioenergy production. Throughout the course, students will evaluate environmental impacts, life-cycle analysis, and economic analysis of bioenergy production. Students will conduct Energy Site Assessments by using and interpreting resource maps, performance data, zoning requirements and interferences, installation timelines and price. Students will perform system checkouts and interpret results from mechanical and electrical diagnostic reports and compile and maintain system records.
Students in this program will learn:
- Energy Accounting
- Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
- Energy Conversion and Efficiency to Heating
- Power Generation and Transportation
- Read Plans for Electrical Systems
- Lay Out Components
- Assembly of Electrical System Components
- Apply Safety Regulations
- Identify and Resolve Public Safety Issues
Higher Education Options
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