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as of 7/3/2020

ENERGY SYSTEMS IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectMechanical Engineering
Engineering
Number & Suffix: 19
Full UC Title: ENERGY SYSTEMS IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD 
Transcript Title: ENERGY SYS/SUSTAIN 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Lower Division 
Course Description: With dwindling energy resources, environmental impact of fossil fuel utilization and concerns on energy security, sustainability has gained increasing importance. In fact, modern society relies on stable and inexpensive energy supply and renewable energy is a significant component of the new energy mix. The course tackles energy conversion, utilization and storage for renewable technologies such as wind, solar, biomass, fuel cells and hybrid systems. Thermodynamics concepts, including the first law and the description of the various forms of energy, will form the basis for identifying, analyzing and modeling renewable energy systems. The course also touches upon the environmental consequences of energy conversion and how renewable energy systems can be used effectively to mitigate global climate change. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ENERGY SYSTEMS IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD 
Partner University Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 
Partner University Course Number: MECH1902