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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CH E 433 - Green Engineering I: Alternative Energy

(3 units)

Prerequisites: CH E 220 . CH E 330 , CH E 310  all with a grade of “C” or better or consent of instructor.
Aspects of green engineering. Sustainable liquid fuels: ethanol and biodiesel from renewable sources. Photovolaic solar devices: semiconductor- and polymer-based solar cells. Solar array collectors: power cycles to convert heat to electrical power. Hydrogen fuel cells: electrochemical cells, and proton exchange membranes. Graduate students will submit final written reports.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 3 hours). CH E 533