Energy 101: The Big Picture

Coursera Energy 101: The Big Picture

Platform
Coursera
Provider
Georgia Institute of Technology
Effort
5-7 hours a week
Length
6 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
As a society and individually, we use energy every moment of our lives to improve our quality of life. Energy 101 will develop the big picture and connect the details of our energy use, technology, infrastructure, impact, and future.

Syllabus
Syllabus and Introduction
Welcome

Energy, Society and Economy
This module introduces the concepts of impact of energy issues on society, sources of energy, role of fossil fuels and issues of oil import

Natural Gas Liquids, Ethanol & Energy Independence
This module targets issues on Energy Independence, Oil Supply and Price

Solar and Wind Power Resources
This module explore renewable energy sources

Energy Conversion
This module concentrates on topics in Energy Conversion

Electric Power Technologies
This module explores topics in Power Plant Technologies and Carbon Emissions

Alternative Fueled Cars and Other Energy Issues
This module explores Electric Car, Carbon Emission and summarizes concepts of this course

Taught by
Sam Shelton
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Coursera
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