Academic Calendar 2021-22 
    May 28, 2024  
Academic Calendar 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGR 305 - Energy Basics

Credits: 1 Total Hours: 42
Restricted to students in Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings
Students will learn the foundational principles of energy and the units used to describe energy and power. They will learn fundamental electrical quantities; resistance, capacitance, and inductance; series and parallel circuits; network analysis and theorems; and introduction to filter concepts. Students will learn electricity theory, including DC and AC electrical systems, energy conversion, energy transfer, and energy efficiency and how they apply to renewable energy projects. Atmospheric chemistry and its effect on climate and climate change are discussed in relation to energy generation and greenhouse gas emissions.