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ENGR 053: Materials and the Environment

Units: 3

Impact of materials mining, processing, synthesis, use, and disposal on the environment, including cost-benefit analyses of environmentally “friendly” vs. “unfriendly” materials. Energy properties, cost, durability, disposal, and other considerations in materials selection. Materials challenges in fuel cell, battery, solar, and water filtration applications. Environmental costs and benefits of emerging nanotechnologies.

Course Details
Repeatable for Credit: No
Normal Letter Grade only

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: (MATH 021 or equivalent exam) and (PHYS 008 or PHYS 008H or equivalent exam) and (CHEM 002 or CHEM 002H or equivalent exam)
Instructor Permission Required: No

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