Courses Catalogue

Energy, Environment And Climate Change

COURSE CODE: ENV7205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Content and Outline

1.      How we use electricity

2.      Fossil fuels and renewables in electricity generation

3.      The extraction and transport of coal, some natural gas

4.      Transportation issues

5.      Processing of crude oil

6.      Extraction of crude oil and natural gas

7.      Smog and Regional Haze

8.      Acid Deposition (often incorrectly called acid rain)

9.      Climate Change

10.  World Energy view and Energy Future

MODE OF DELIVERY

·        Lectures and discussions

·        Experiments and laboratory activities

·        Laboratory reports

·        Reading and problem assignments

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

·        Whiteboard and Markers

·        Flip Charts

·        LCD Projectors

·        CDs, DVDs and Tapes