課程信息
As a society and individually, we use energy every moment of our lives to improve our quality of life. Energy 101 will develop the big picture and connect the details of our energy use, technology, infrastructure, impact, and future.
Globe

100% 在線課程

立即開始,按照自己的計劃學習。
Clock

Approx. 13 hours to complete

建議:5-7 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

字幕:English

您將獲得的技能

Energy ConversionEnergy PolicyEnergy SystemsEnergy Efficiency
Globe

100% 在線課程

立即開始,按照自己的計劃學習。
Clock

Approx. 13 hours to complete

建議:5-7 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

字幕:English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
Clock
23 minutes to complete

Syllabus and Introduction

Welcome...
Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 2 readings
Video1 videos
Reading2 readings
Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Clock
3 hours to complete

Energy, Society and Economy

This module introduces the concepts of impact of energy issues on society, sources of energy, role of fossil fuels and issues of oil import...
Reading
7 videos (Total 73 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
Video7 videos
Energy and Economy8m
Energy and Society6m
Energy Sources8m
Coal Source and Use10m
Natural Gas Source and Use13m
Oil Source and Use17m
Reading2 readings
Reading Resources10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Quiz7 practice exercises
Energy Overview8m
Energy and Economy8m
Energy and Society10m
Energy Sources10m
Coal Source10m
Natural Gas Source6m
Oil Source10m

2

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Natural Gas Liquids, Ethanol & Energy Independence

This module targets issues on Energy Independence, Oil Supply and Price...
Reading
4 videos (Total 61 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Ethanol7m
Fossil Energy Prices18m
Oil Supply and Price19m
Reading2 readings
Reading Resources10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Natural Gas Liquids8m
Ethanol10m
Fossil Energy Prices10m
Oil Supply and Price10m

3

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Solar and Wind Power Resources

This module explore renewable energy sources...
Reading
5 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Interactive Solar Map11m
Solar Deployment17m
Wind Resources15m
Energy Resources Summary8m
Reading1 readings
Reading Resources10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Solar Resources8m
Interactive Solar Map6m
Solar Deployment10m
Wind Resources8m
Energy Resources Summary8m

4

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Energy Conversion

This module concentrates on topics in Energy Conversion...
Reading
4 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Energy Conversion: First Law12m
Energy Quality15m
Energy Conversion: Second Law 14m
Reading1 readings
Reading Resources10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Energy Conversion12m
Energy Conversion: First Law 10m
Energy Quality10m
Energy Conversion: Second Law10m

5

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Electric Power Technologies

This module explores topics in Power Plant Technologies and Carbon Emissions...
Reading
6 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
Video6 videos
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Plant Technologies10m
Renewable Electric Power Technologies10m
Electric Power Plant Characteristics15m
Electric Power Plant Capacity Factor18m
Carbon Emissions19m
Reading1 readings
Reading Resources10m
Quiz6 practice exercises
Engines and Electric Power Plants8m
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Plant Technologies6m
Renewable Electric Power Plant Technologies6m
Electric Power Plant Characteristics10m
Electric Power Plant Capacity Factor10m
Carbon Emissions10m

6

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Alternative Fueled Cars and Other Energy Issues

This module explores Electric Car, Carbon Emission and summarizes concepts of this course...
Reading
5 videos (Total 100 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Oil Consumption & Electric Cars13m
Natural Gas Vehicles20m
Other Energy Topics & Technologies21m
Energy 101 Summary29m
Reading2 readings
Reading Resources10m
Where to go from here?10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Electric Car Carbon Emissions12m
Oil Consumption & Electric Cars8m
Natural Gas Vehicles14m
Other Energy Topics & Technologies8m
Energy 101 Summary12m
4.3
Direction Signs

60%

started a new career after completing these courses
Briefcase

83%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Top Reviews

By SBOct 3rd 2015

This course is great! It is truly a perfect introduction to how the world acquires its energy sources and how the real impacts, social, economic and environmental, affect us.

By UYJan 12th 2018

We can't envisage life without energy - This course is one must -study for in dept knowledge on energy source, and conversion technology for satisfy human needs.

Instructors

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Dr. Sam Shelton

Professor Emeritus
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Dr. Richard A. Simmons

Senior Research Engineer & Fellow

About Georgia Institute of Technology

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