A scientific examination of the energy field with emphasis on alternate energy sources; their technology and application will be covered in this course, in addition to present needs and future demands; conventional sources, biomass conversions; wind power; geothermal; solar and nuclear energy. Conservation methods are stressed. Knowledge of intermediate algebra is highly recommended for this course.
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester, (spring semester online only)
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.