Spring 2018 - 60755 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Energy Technology and Policy
Multidisciplinary overview of energy technologies, fuels, environmental impacts, and public policies. Quantitative engineering analysis in energy, including the differences among fuels and energy technologies, the electricity sector, liquid fuels, conventional fuels, renewable fuels, impacts on the environment, basics of atmospheric chemistry, and water use for power plant cooling. Energy policy and the societal aspects of energy, such as culture, economics, war, and international affairs, are covered.