Courses In Energy
LAS 493 - Topics in Sustainability and Energy
3 (undergraduate) OR 4 (graduate) Hours
An interdisciplinary approach to issues of sustainable energy. Topics will vary, but will include sustainable energy technology, economics of energy, life cycle analysis, carbon emissions, environmental impact, and energy and environmental policy. May be repeated if topics vary. Contact instructor for more information – Dr. Elizabeth A. Kocs, firstname.lastname@example.org
LAS 493 Courses
Fall Course: Energy Storage for the Grid and Transportation
Adequate, low cost, predictable energy supply is important to America’s economic and environmental future. Continued growth in environmentally-conscious policies to lower carbon emissions and increase energy security influences market drivers for energy storage.
Spring Course: Sustainable Mobility
Alternatives to traditional personal car mobility are rapidly emerging, including shared ride services, connected self-driving vehicles and smart public transportation. This course will examine the challenges and opportunities facing traditional and emerging mobility paradigms from personal, community and societal perspectives.
PHYS 116 Energy for Future Decision-Makers
3 hours. Survey of energy sustainability and environmental issues. All energy forms of production, sources, storage, and uses; their environmental implications on a global scale within the scientific, technological, political, economic, and social context. Recommended background: High school algebra. Natural World – No Lab course.
PHYS 594 - Special Topics in Modern Physics
1 TO 4 hours.
Lectures on topics of current interest. Subjects are announced in the previous semester. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.Prerequisite(s): PHYS 512.