SEAD : Critical analysis of the importance of energy to society, the unsustainability of the current energy system, and potential options for a sustainable energy system. Topics include: peak oil and climate change, fundamental energy metrics, traditional and alternative primary and secondary power systems, and energy storage technologies. Quantitative energy analysis is applied to a set of case studies investigating energy use, energy generation, and energy storage and transport.
Terms: Fall 2018
Instructors: Jeffrey Bergthorson (Fall)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Restrictions: Restricted to students registered in the Faculty of Engineering (including the School of Architecture and the School of Urban Planning).
Not open to undergraduate students in Chemical Engineering.