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MEC 110

Energy and the Environment

Energy shapes our culture and is at the centre of some of the greatest challenges faced by our technological society. This course describes energy usage patterns in Canada and worldwide, which remain dominated by fossil fuels. The environmental issues associated with energy for transportation, industrial processes and electrical power generation are discussed in detail. Methods to mitigate the environmental consequences of energy use and production, including an overview of sustainable alternatives, are presented. Some topics include energy-related calculations.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

Not available to students in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science.

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