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WERC 300. Introduction to Pollution Prevention and Its Application

3 Credits

Investigates various approaches to industrial and domestic pollution prevention, waste minimization, and energy efficiency with emphasis on applications in the Southwest. Topics include: industrial case studies, energy conservation, environmental risk analysis, evaluating environmental performance, pollution prevention program development, training and education programs, funding sources, and economic impact.

WERC 312. Emergency Response to Hazardous Material Incidents

2 Credits

Same as E S 312, E T 312.

WERC 330. Environmental Management Seminar I

1 Credit

Survey of practical and new developments in environmental management field, hazardous and radioactive, waste management, energy, water, and related health issues, provided through a series of guest lectures and reports about on-going research. Restricted to: Main campus only. Crosslisted with: C E 330, CH E 330, E E 330, E S 330, E T 330, I E 330 and M E 330

WERC 381. Renewable Energy Technologies

3 Credits (2+3P)

Renewable energy systems, including topics in thermal-solar, photovoltaic, wind, geothermal systems, and other current topics. Theory, practical applications, safety considerations and the economics of alternative renewable energy systems compared to conventional systems. Crosslisted with: E T 381

Prerequisite(s): MATH 121G.

WERC 384. Wind and Water Energy Technologies

3 Credits

Wind and Water energy technologies, including topics in small and large scale systems. Theory, practical applications, safety considerations and the economics of wind and water renewable energy systems compared to conventional systems. Same as E T 384.

Prerequisite: MATH 121G.

WERC 386. Sustainable Construction and Green Building Design

3 Credits

Sustainable Building materials, methods, and techniques including green architect and design, codes, standards and Specifications. Same as E T 386.

Prerequisite: MATH 121G.

WERC 430. Environmental Management Seminar II

1 Credit

Survey of practical and new developments in environmental management fields, hazardous and radioactive waste management, energy, water and related health issues, provided through a series of guest lectures and reports about ongoing research. Restricted to: Main campus only. Crosslisted with: C E 430, CH E 430, E E 430, E S 430, E T 430, I E 430 and M E 430

WERC 595. Special Topics

1-3 Credits

Lecture instruction on special topics such as energy, environment and economics. May be taken for a maximum of 6 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.