مصادر الطاقة

Department of Environment&Earth Science


 


ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF GAZA


ENVT4213-Energy Resources


Semester: Fall 2008


Total Credits: 2 credit hour, Lectures


Course Description: In this course the nature, distribution, explotation, and limitations of global energy resources are reviewed including wind, solar, fossil fuels, nuclear, biomass, geothermal. Management processes and enviromental impactes.


 


Lecturer:        Ali Tarshawi


                        Office: C309


Textbooks: Energy – Roger A. Hinriches – 1991 


Course Aims:


-Understanding of  an overview of the world energy resources and consumption


-Understanding of  the scientific laws of energy mechanics and transfer


-Understanding of  the fundamentals for each energy resource


 


Grading: Grades will be determined as Follows:


 


Quizzes                           10%


Midterm 1                      15 %


Midterm 2                     15 %


Final                             60%    


 

Course Outlines








































































No. of Week


Description


Note


Week 1


Introduction : An Overview


 


Week 2


Energy Mechanics


 


Week 3


The First Law and Concepts of Heat Transfer


 


Week 4


Heat Engines, Heat Pumps and the Second Law of Thermodynamics


 


Week 5


Solar Energy: Characteristics and Heating


 


Week 6


Electricity: Circuits and Superconductors


 


Week 7


Electromagnetism and the Generation of Electricity


 


Week 8


Electricity from Solar Energy


 


Week 9


Med Exam


 


Week 10


Building Blocks of Matter: The Atom and Its Nucleus


 


Week 11


Nuclear Power: Fission


 


Week 12


Air Pollution and Energy Use


 


Week 13


Energy from Fossil Fuels


 


Week 14


Biomass: From Plants to Garbage


 


Week 15


Tapping the Earths Heat: Geothermal Energy


 


Week 16


Final Exam


 


 


 

 


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