2024-25 Course Catalog

AET1000 Intro to Alternative Energy

This course provides an introduction to alternative energy resources, with a scientific examination of their technology and application. An overview of the conventional energy sources will be given first and make the students aware of their problems. Then the course will focus on alternate energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, hydrogen, geothermal, and more. Other subjects that will be explored are the alternative energy generation, storage, transportation, and conservation. The students will be familiarized with scientific terms and concepts of the supply, use and efficiency of energy systems.