Online Course: Introduction to Sustainable Energy
Name of Provider: Massachusetts Institute of Technology-OpenCourseWare
Type: Overview/survey course – publication of the course materials that support the dynamic classroom interactions of an MIT education.
Course: Introduction to Sustainable Energy
Instructors: Prof. Michael Golay, Randall Field, Prof. William Green, Jr., Dr. John C. Wright
MIT Course Number: 22.081J / 2.650J / 10.291J / 1.818J / 2.65J / 10.391J / 11.371J / 22.811J / ESD.166J
Level: Undergraduate / Graduate
Course Description: This class assesses current and potential future energy systems, covering resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use technologies, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Instructors and guest lecturers will examine various renewable and conventional energy production technologies, energy end-use practices and alternatives, and consumption practices in different countries. Students will learn a quantitative framework to aid in evaluation and analysis of energy technology system proposals in the context of engineering, political, social, economic, and environmental goals. Students taking the graduate version, Sustainable Energy, complete additional assignments.
Tags: Part of Undergraduate Degree Program, College/University Based Courses
Location: Cambridge, MA 02139-4307