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Philip C Malte
PHYS 342
Seattle Campus

Energy and Environment II

Introduction to renewable energy. Principles, practices, and trends of solar, wind, hydro, and biomass (including fuel cell) energy conversion. Reductions in the environmental impact of energy conversion. Offered: jointly with PHYS 342/CHEM E 342/ENVIR 342.

Class Description

This course is no longer offered by the Physics Department.

Physics students interested in courses on Energy should exam the following offerings in ME and CHEM E, as well as several offerings in Electrical Engineering:

ME 341: Energy & Environment (AQ, 3) ME 442: Renewable Energy (WQ, 3) ME 426: Sustainable Energy Design (SpQ, odd-numbered years, 4) ME 430: Advanced Energy Conversion (AQ, 4) ME 424: Combustion (SpQ, even-numbered years, 4) ME 425: HVAC Engineering (SpQ, 4)

CHEM E 345: Introduction to Fuel Cells (AQ, 3) CHEM E 445: Fuel Cell Engineering (3) CHEM E 446: Fundamentals of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (WQ, 3)

Recommended preparation

Class Assignments and Grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Philip C Malte
Date: 05/14/2004