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SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Sydney - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectCivil Engineering
Number & Suffix: 118
Full UC Title: SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 
Transcript Title: SUSTAINBLE SYS ENGR 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course introduces students to major problems of environmental deterioration, especially climate change and energy, and to concepts of sustainability within a system dynamics framework. It also engages students in active reflection on the role of civil engineers in addressing these issues. Students quantify the impact of engineering decisions within the broader economic, environmental, and socio-cultural contexts; participate in group discussions, oral presentations, and written report writing; identify and analyze important ecological, social, and ethical issues deriving from technology-driven change, including new paradigms of environmental sustainability within system dynamics framework, especially in relation to long-range air pollution, energy, and finite resources; write environmental impact statements for engineering projects and identify and analyze the impacts of infrastructure projects on the social and natural environments; use design and analysis tools such as the Life-Cycle Analysis and the BASIX system to develop better engineering design solutions; and understand the influence of organizational, ethical, and legal factors on engineering practice. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 
Partner University Department: Civil Engineering 
Partner University Course Number: CIVL3010