Nov 28, 2020  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

TECH 418 - Bio-based Fuels and Alternative Energy Applications


Overview of bio-fuel sources, production, and applications. Review of conventional energy supplies and uses. The study of liquid and gaseous fuels derived from plant and animal matter, utilizing of biofuels for combustion, stationary power, and transportation. Study of biofuels used in conventional and alternative manners; sustainability, environmental impacts, economic and social issues, and global governmental policies. Topics from an applied perspective of technology practices, management, responsibilities, and policies involved with implementing large-scale consumption of biofuels.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: MATH 155 with a C or better, and CHEM 110 or CHEM 210.

Credits: 3