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Environmental Sustainability II

Investigates how sustainability can be implemented in a variety of contexts including water, energy, nonrenewable resources, biodiversity, and urban policy, and also how it could be measured.
Department: 
EARTHSS

Writing/Senior Seminar on Global Sustainability III

Students attend weekly seminar to discuss current issues in global sustainability. Weekly attendance at Global Sustainability Forum also is required. Seminar utilized to analyze forum presentations and to prepare senior research paper. Prepare/ write research paper under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisites: Earth System Science 190A-B and satisfaction of the lower-division writing requirement.
Department: 
EARTHSS

Economics of the Environment I

Surveys economic aspects of natural resources, pollution, population, and the environment. Examines the causes of pollution, e.g., air, water, noise, toxic waste, and nonoptimal utilization of certain resources, e.g., fisheries; analysis of public polices regarding these problems. Emphasis on micro-economic aspects of environmental problems. Prerequisites: Economics 15A-B and 122A or equivalent; Economics 100A-B or 105A.
Department: 
ECON

Computer Tools for Watershed Model

Basic principles of hydrologic modeling are practiced in detail. Concepts of watershed, floodplains delineation, hydrologic impact, design studies, and GIS tools are discussed. Focus on the USACE (HEC) software tools (HEC-HMS, and HECRAS) along with their associated GIS interfaces. Prerequisites: CEE176 and CEE170. Concurrent with CEE273
Department: 
ENGRCEE

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)
Department: 
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)
Department: 
ENGRCEE

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

Transportation and Environmental Health

Critically evaluates how transportation can promote sustainable, healthy, and equitable cities. Examines the interaction of transportation systems with urban form, land use, community health, and environmental quality. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Department: 
PP & D

Sustainability ll

Lecture, three hours. Investigates how sustainability can be implemented in a variety of contexts including water, energy, non-renewable resources, biodiversity, and urban policy, and also how it could be measured. Same as Earth System Science 182.
Department: 
PP & D

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