Sustainability Focused

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This course is sustainability-focused because it concentrates on sustainability, including its social, economic and environmental dimensions, or examines an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens. The course provides valuable grounding in the concepts and principles of sustainability.  Fifty percent or more of the course content focuses on at least one of the enumerated sustainability criteria. 

Hydrology

Elements of the hydrologic cycle including precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, ground water, and runoff. Unit Hydrograph theory and routing methods. Introduction to precipitation/runoff relationship and watershed modeling. Statistical methods and flood frequency analysis. Prerequisite: CEE170 or MAE130A. Concurrent with CEE276. (Design units: 2)
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ENGRCEE

Senior Design Parcticum

Team designs a land development project including infrastructural, environmental, circulation aspects. Focus on traffic impact studies, design of road layouts, geometry, signals, geotechnical and hydrological analysis, design of structural elements, economic analysis. Oral/written interim and final design reports. Laboratory sessions. In-Progress grading. Corequisites: CEE121 and CEE151C. Prerequisites: CEE81A, CEE81B, CEE110, CEE161. CEE181A-B-C must be taken in the same academic year. (Design units: 1-2-2)
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ENGRCEE

Ecology of Costal Waters

Examines the ecological processes of the coastal environment. Investigates the causes of coastal ecosystem degradation and strategies to restore the ecosystem balance or prevent further coastal ecosystem health degradation. Prerequisites: Chemistry 1A-B and Social Ecology E8. Concurrent with CEE267.
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ENGRCEE

Water Resources Engineering

Principles governing the analysis and design of water resource systems including pressurized pipelines, pipe networks, channels, and ground water. Coverage of fluid mass, momentum and energy conservation, flow resistance, and related laboratory measurements in different systems. Prerequisites: CEE20 or MAE10; CEE170 or MAE130A. (Design units: 2)
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ENGRCEE

Sustainable Energy Systems

Basic principles, design, and operation of sustainable energy systems including wind, solar photo-voltaic and thermal, hydroelectric, geothermal, oceanic, biomass combustion, advanced coal, and next generation nuclear. Includes power generation, storage, and transmission for stationary power generation. Prerequisite: MAE115.
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ENGRMAE

Issues Related to Tropospheric and Stratospheric Processes: Global Climate Change

Lecture, three hours. Examination of current issues related to the atmosphere, including energy usage; toxicology; effects on humans, forest, plants, and ecosystems; particulate matter (PM10); combustion; modeling and meteorology; airborne toxic chemicals and risk assessment; application of science to development of public policies. Prerequisite: One course selected from Chemistry 245, Earth System Science 202, Engineering MAE164, Engineering MAE261, or consent of instructor.
Department: 
ENGRMAE

Issues Related to Tropospheric and Stratospheric Processes: Global Climate Change

Lecture, three hours. Examination of current issues related to the atmosphere, including energy usage; toxicology; effects on humans, forest, plants, and ecosystems; particulate matter (PM10); combustion; modeling and meteorology; airborne toxic chemicals and risk assessment; application of science to development of public policies. Prerequisite: One course selected from Chemistry 245, Earth System Science 202, Engineering MAE164, Engineering MAE261, or consent of instructor.
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CHEM

Combustion and Fuel Cell System

Fundamentals of gaseous, liquid, and coal-fired combustion and fuel cell systems. Fuels, fuelair mixing, aerodynamics, and combustion and fuel cell thermodynamics. Operating and design aspects of practical systems including engines, power generators, boilers, furnaces, and incinerators. Prerequisite: MAE115. (Design units: 2)
Department: 
ENGRMAE

Sustainable Energy Systems

Basic principles, design, and operation of sustainable energy systems including wind, solar photo-voltaic and thermal, hydroelectric, geothermal, oceanic, biomass combustion, advanced coal, and next generation nuclear. Includes power generation, storage, and transmission for stationary power generation. Prerequisite: MAE115. Concurrent with MAE218. (Design units: 1)
Department: 
ENGRMAE

Air Pollution and Control

Sources, dispersion, and effects of air pollutants. Topics include emission factors, emission inventory, air pollution, meteorology, air chemistry, air quality modeling, impact assessment, source and ambient monitoring, regional control strategies. Prerequisites: MAE91; MAE130A or CEE170. (Design units: 2)
Department: 
ENGRMAE

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