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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.818J (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Sustainable Energy 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Elisabeth Drake
    Prof. Michael Golay
    Prof. Jefferson Tester 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 10.391J / 1.818J / 2.65J / 3.564J / 11.371J / 22.811J / ESD.166J Sustainable Energy



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features a selection of lecture notes and a complete set of assignments.


    Course Description


    The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Different renewable and conventional energy technologies will be presented and their attributes described within a framework that aids in evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic, and environmental goals.

    Detailed information on the course textbook can be found here: Tester, J. W., E. M. Drake, M. W. Golay, M. J. Driscoll, and W. A. Peters. Sustainable Energy - Choosing Among Options. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005. ISBN: 0262201534.


    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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