Acerca de este Curso
4.7
417 calificaciones
118 revisiones
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 36 horas para completar

Sugerido: 45 hours of videos, quizzes and peer reviews...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)

Habilidades que obtendrás

EnergySustainable EnergyEnergy SystemsEnvironmental Protection
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 36 horas para completar

Sugerido: 45 hours of videos, quizzes and peer reviews...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

General Course Materials

Course overview materials, including syllabus, lecturer information, grading criteria, and external notices and resources....
Reading
7 readings
Reading7 lecturas
Syllabus10m
How to Use Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Social Media Resources10m
Lecturers10m
Get to Know Your Classmates10m
Additional Opportunities10m
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Introduction to Energy

Introduces the basics of energy, covers finite energy sources like petroleum, looks at how energy and food are related, and examines the scale of current and future energy consumption and what renewable energy options can meet that demand....
Reading
10 videos (Total 110 minutos), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Introduction to Energy Part 211m
Energy and Modern Agriculture Part 111m
Energy and Modern Agriculture Part 2 12m
Petroleum Part 1 10m
Petroleum Part 2 6m
Energy by the Numbers Part 113m
Energy by the Numbers Part 29m
What Scales to Meet Energy Demand? Part 1 11m
What Scales to Meet Energy Demand? Part 2 9m
Reading5 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Introduction to Energy Quiz20m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
6 horas para completar

Physical Energy Sources

Looks at some of the alternative energy options from the physical sciences domain, including wind energy, photovoltaic and photothermal energy, and nuclear energy. It also covers energy storage and electric vehicles, and energy efficiency and smart grid technologies....
Reading
12 videos (Total 141 minutos), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
Video12 videos
Future Energy Needs and Consequences from a Physical Sciences Perspective Part 215m
Wind Power and Turbine Technologies Part 115m
Wind Power and Turbine Technologies Part 26m
The Future of Nuclear Energy Part 114m
The Future of Nuclear Energy Part 210m
Photovoltaic and Photothermal Energy Production Part 117m
Photovoltaic and Photothermal Energy Production Part 27m
Electric Vehicles and Storage Technologies Part 113m
Electric Vehicles and Storage Technologies Part 28m
Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid Part 113m
Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid Part 27m
Reading6 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Physical Energy Sources Quiz40m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Introduction to Biological Energy Sources

Provides an overview of the different biological energy sources including plants and algae. It explains what biofuels are, how they are produced, and the pros and cons of different biological sources. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 27 minutos), 1 reading
Video2 videos
Where Do We Go From Here? Biological Energy Options Part 216m
Reading1 lectura
Learning Objectives10m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Plant Biofuel

Discusses various plant-based fuels including corn ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, and jatropha biodiesel. It will cover the different technologies used, the pros and cons of each source, and current production around the world....
Reading
6 videos (Total 77 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Corn Ethanol Part 29m
Cellulosic Ethanol Part 120m
Cellulosic Ethanol Part 27m
Jatropha Part 117m
Jatropha Part 210m
Reading3 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Intro to Biological Energy Sources and Plant Biofuel Quiz20m
4.7
118 revisionesChevron Right
Dirección de la carrera

33%

comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos
Beneficio de la carrera

83%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones

por AMSep 29th 2016

Very informative course even for someone with a prior knowledge in a particular segment in renewable energy. Covers diverse energy resources along with economic, and environmental considerations.

por JJOct 31st 2016

Great learning experience! Easy way to get an idea of the work that is being done to better our lives in the future in terms of energy. Very interesting lectures and would highly recommend it.

Instructor

Avatar

Dr. Stephen Mayfield

Professor of Molecular Biology
University of California San Diego

Acerca de University of California San Diego

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory....

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Una vez que te inscribes para obtener un Certificado, tendrás acceso a todos los videos, cuestionarios y tareas de programación (si corresponde). Las tareas calificadas por compañeros solo pueden enviarse y revisarse una vez que haya comenzado tu sesión. Si eliges explorar el curso sin comprarlo, es posible que no puedas acceder a determinadas tareas.

  • Cuando compras un Certificado, obtienes acceso a todos los materiales del curso, incluidas las tareas calificadas. Una vez que completes el curso, se añadirá tu Certificado electrónico a la página Logros. Desde allí, puedes imprimir tu Certificado o añadirlo a tu perfil de LinkedIn. Si solo quieres leer y visualizar el contenido del curso, puedes participar del curso como oyente sin costo.

¿Tienes más preguntas? Visita el Centro de Ayuda al Alumno.