EAEE E4101 Introduction to particle technology. 3 points.
Lect: 3.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.
Prerequisite: the instructor's permission. Size reduction, theory of comminution. Small particle statistics, particle size measurement, properties of particle aggregates, behavior of particles in fluids, flow and retention of fluids in packings.
EAEE W4304 Closing the carbon cycle. 3 points.
Prerequisites: Calculus, basic inorganic chemistry and basic physics including thermodynamics or permission of the instructor.
Introduction to complex systems, their impact on our understanding and predictability of the carbon cycle , the use of systems analysis and modeling tools, as well as Bayesian statistics and decision theory for evaluating various solutions to close the carbon cycle, a detailed examination of the geochemical carbon cycle, major conceptual models that couple its changes to climate change, analysis of the anthropogenic carbon sources and sinks and role of carbon in energy production, closing the carbon cycle impact s on energy security, economic development and climate change protection, analysis of solutions to close the carbon cycle .
EAIA E4200 Alternative energy resources. 3 points.
Recitation Section Required
Unconventional, alternative energy resources. Technological options and their role in the world energy markets. Comparison of conventional and unconventional, renewable and nonrenewable, energy resources and analysis of the consequences of various technological choices and constraints. Economic considerations, energy availability, and the environmental consequences of large-scale, widespread use of each particular technology. Introduction to carbon dioxide disposal as a means of sustaining the fossil fuel option.