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M E 363M M E 363M. Energy Technology and Policy. 3 Hours.

An overview of energy technologies, fuels, environmental impacts and public policies. Subjects are interdisciplinary and include an introduction to quantitative concepts in energy, including the differences among fuels and energy technologies, energy policy levers, and the societal aspects of energy, such as culture, economics, war, and international affairs. Includes brief snippets of energy history, use of real-world examples, and looks forward into the future. Interactive and lecture-oriented around current events related to energy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Mechanical Engineering 363M and 379M (Topic: Energy Technology and Policy) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.