Sustainable Energy Systems
Examines Energy Management Technology and the importance and applications of building performance, controls and monitoring using the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies and other campus-wide buildings in a lab setting. An understanding of electric power, the electric power industry and the economics of distributed energy resources is provided in the course. The essential characteristics of traditional and renewable energy systems such as wind, solar and fuel cells will also be examined.
Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-05-08 to 2023-06-30.
ES 51A.-51Z: This is an 8 week online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.
- 4 Units
- Weekly Lecture Hours: 3
- Weekly Lab Hours: 3
- Gen Ed
- Non-GE Class
- Program Status
- Program Applicable
- Credit - Degree Applicable
- Grading Method
- Letter Grading
Requisite and Advisory
- ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
- E S D070. (may be taken concurrently) and E S D079. (may be taken concurrently)