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ENERGY 30N: Busting Energy Myths

Energy myths and misconceptions to better equip participants to understand a pathway for global energy transformation. Key concepts developed and employed include energy [kinetic, potential, chemical, thermal, etc.], power, heat, renewables, efficiency, transmission, and life cycle analysis. Throughout this seminar groups of students are challenged with "energy myths" and their task is to deconstruct these myths and convince their classmates in oral presentations that they have indeed done so. Emphasis is on critical and analytical thinking, problem solving and presentation.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA

ENERGY 101: Energy and the Environment (EARTHSYS 101)

Energy use in modern society and the consequences of current and future energy use patterns. Case studies illustrate resource estimation, engineering analysis of energy systems, and options for managing carbon emissions. Focus is on energy definitions, use patterns, resource estimation, pollution. Recommended: MATH 21 or 42.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-AQR, GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-SMA

ENERGY 108: Explore Energy (CEE 108, CEE 208, ENERGY 208)

The Explore Energy seminar series is a weekly residential education experience open to all Stanford students and hosted by the Explore Energy House. Course content features current topics that affect the pace of energy transitions at multiple scales and in multiple sectors. Consistent with Stanford's interest in fostering community and inclusion, this course will facilitate cross-house exchanges with residents in Stanford's academic theme houses that have intersections with energy, catalyzing new connections with common interests. Each quarter will include some sessions that feature Stanford itself as a living laboratory for energy transitions that can be catalyzed by technology, policy, and social systems. Stanford alumni with a range of disciplinary backgrounds will be among the presenters each quarter, supporting exploration of both educational and career development paths. Optional daytime field trips complement this evening seminar series.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)

ENERGY 121: Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow (ENERGY 221)

Multiphase flow in porous media. Wettability, capillary pressure, imbibition and drainage, Leverett J-function, transition zone, vertical equilibrium. Relative permeabilities, Darcy's law for multiphase flow, fractional flow equation, effects of gravity, Buckley-Leverett theory, recovery predictions, volumetric linear scaling, JBN and Jones-Rozelle determination of relative permeability. Frontal advance equation, Buckley-Leverett equation as frontal advance solution, tracers in multiphase flow, adsorption, three-phase relative permeabilities.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

ENERGY 153: Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ENERGY 253)

CO2 separation from syngas and flue gas for gasification and combustion processes. Transportation of CO2 in pipelines and sequestration in deep underground geological formations. Pipeline specifications, monitoring, safety engineering, and costs for long distance transport of CO2. Comparison of options for geological sequestration in oil and gas reservoirs, deep unmineable coal beds, and saline aquifers. Life cycle analysis.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4

ENERGY 155: Undergraduate Report on Energy Industry Training

On-the-job practical training under the guidance of on-site supervisors. Required report detailing work activities, problems, assignments and key results. Prerequisite: written consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit

ENERGY 160: Uncertainty Quantification in Data-Centric Simulations (ENERGY 260)

Terms: Win | Units: 3

ENERGY 167: Engineering Appraisal and Economic Valuation of Energy Assets and Projects (ENERGY 267)

Engineering appraisal and economic valuation of energy assets and projects. Course examples span a range of energy assets including oil/gas and renewable energy projects. Course covers methods of estimating productive capacity, reserves, operating costs, depletion and depreciation, value of future profits, taxation, fair market value, and discounted cash flow valuation (DCF) method. Original or guided research problems on economic topics with report. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

ENERGY 177A: Engineering and Sustainable Development: Toolkit (ENERGY 277A)

The first of a two-quarter, project-based course sequence that address cultural, sociopolitical, organizational, technical, and ethical issues at the heart of implementing sustainable engineering projects in a developing world. Students work in interdisciplinary project teams to tackle real-world design challenges in partnership with social entrepreneurs, local communities, and/or NGOs. While students must have the skills and aptitude necessary to make meaningful contributions to technical product designs, the course is open to all backgrounds and majors. The first quarter focuses on cultural awareness, ethical implications, user requirements, conceptual design, feasibility analysis, and implementation planning. Admission is by application. Students should plan to enroll in ENERGY 177B/277B Engineering & Sustainable Development: Implementation following successful completion of this course. Designated a Cardinal Course by the Haas Center for Public Service. To satisfy a Ways requirement, students must register for an undergraduate course number ( ENERGY 177A) and this course must be taken for at least 3 units.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-3 | UG Reqs: WAY-ER | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

ENERGY 192: Undergraduate Teaching Experience

Leading field trips, preparing lecture notes, quizzes under supervision of the instructor. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)
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