“Renewable/Alternative Energy Systems” Class Schedule - Spring ‘02

Week:
ASSIGNMENT DUE DATES!
This Week's Topics Text Chapters
and Pages to Read
Teleclass to View & Teleclass Call #
Week 1: May 20 - 26 Teleclass #1: Tuesday, May 21
Topics:
  • Renewable/alternative energy overview
  • Passive solar energy systems
  • Active solar energy systems
PowerPoint slides from website

Textbook: Chapter 6
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Week 2: May 22 - June 2
Homework Assignment:
Student teams (2-3 people MAXIMUM) shall prepare analysis of Renewable/Alternative Energy System (including Life Cycle Cost Analysis) for presentation to class. A portion of the individual students grade shall result from team member evaluation.
Teleclass #2: Tuesday May 28
Topics:
  • Solar photovoltaic systems
  • Fuel cells
PowerPoint slides from website

Textbook: Chapter 10; p 345-349
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Week 3: June 3 - 9
Lab Assignment:
Field Trip- time and place TBD. Team presentations due.
Teleclass #3: Tuesday June 4
Topics:
  • Wind energy systems
  • Ground source heat pumps

Req'd Lab Activity:
Saturday, June 8
Field trip; time and place TBD

PowerPoint slides from website

Textbook: Chapter 12
Supplemental reading:
websites-

www.geoexchange.org
www.earthenergysystems.com
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Week 4: June 10 - 16

Reminder: Class Journal and comprehensive homework assignment is due- Postmarked no later than Friday June 21st.

   
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