2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

SEG-UY 2184W Beyond Oil: Fueling Tomorrow’s Vehicles

4 Credits
This course explores the alternatives to oil that vehicle manufacturers are pursuing in their desire to wean away from oil and its mercurial price swings. Students will be required to choose two of these alternative approaches and prepare white papers on each, covering the technology, advantages, limitations or drawbacks, cost saving, environmental impact and likelihood of success in the market place. The focus will be on biofuels, hybrids, the fuel cell, natural gas, hydrogen, the electric car.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of EXPOS-UA 1  or EXPOS-UA 4 
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.