REEN-120: Wind, Solar, and Fuel Cell Technology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Wind, Solar and Fuel Cell Tech
Credit Hours
2.00
Contact Hours
2.00
Course Description

Explores the theory of operation and the practical applications of solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, wind turbine, and fuel cell technologies. Discusses the benefits and drawbacks of alternative energy installations, the technical components of each system, and accommodating siting requirements for each type of installation. Principles of energy conversion, energy efficiency, and energy storage are also addressed.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No