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Overview

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.

Syllabus

Syllabus and Introduction
-Welcome

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

Natural Gas Liquids, Ethanol & Energy Independence
-This module targets issues on Energy Independence, Oil Supply and Price

Solar and Wind Power Resources
-This module explore renewable energy sources

Energy Conversion
-This module concentrates on topics in Energy Conversion

Electric Power Technologies
-This module explores topics in Power Plant Technologies and Carbon Emissions

Alternative Fueled Cars and Other Energy Issues
-This module explores Electric Car, Carbon Emission and summarizes concepts of this course