Introduces traditional sources of energy and provides an overview of the various forms of energy and their applications. Covers alternative, renewable, and traditional non-renewable sources of energy with consideration for energy conservation and use, energy transmission systems, measurement of energy, along with monitoring and analysis of applied energy to practical laboratory and field situations with hands-on experiences. Study of current and future applications of the energy are considered along with relevant environmental factors, economic drivers, and opportunities for careers in the energy field.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFCC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process: 1. field experience, 2. licenses held, 3. completing course exams and/or. 4. completion of laboratory performance sequences or steady-state lab sessions and/or, 5. completing a portfolio.