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Instructor Info:Frederick Wirth
Office Extension x5572
TA Info:Flannery Weiss
Term: 2014S
Meeting Info: Wednesday Friday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Cole Science Center 3-OPEN
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Cole Science Center 3-OPEN
Description: This course is designed for the cohort of students involved in the sustainable design/technology area. It will offer an arena for students to present their own work and evaluate that of others, discuss advanced readings of interest, write analytical papers on topics of their choice, and work with guest speakers in the areas of sustainable development and technology. Class members will have large responsibility for determining the content and direction of the course. In addition the class will work as a group on modifying and testing a diffuser augmented small wind turbine as part of a larger ongoing study. Students will be responsible for accumulating a portfolio of work on which the course evaluation will be based. Prerequisite: A record of 200-/300-level work in sustainability studies.