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Fall 2015-2016
CEE 490 / ENE 490   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Mathematical Modeling of Energy and Environmental Systems

Mitchell J. Small

Mathematical Modeling of Energy and Environmental Systems. Development and application of mathematical models for energy systems, their performance, and their environmental and economic impacts. Scenario modeling for energy transitions. Methods for sensitivity and uncertainty analysis and uncertainty management and reduction for energy and environmental projections.

Sample reading list:
Frey, H.C. and M.J. Small, Integrated environmental assessment, Part 1
Ramaswami, Anu, Jana B. Milford, and Mitchell J. Small, "Integrated Environmental Assessment." Journal of Industrial
Jolliet, O., M.J. Small, Integrated environmental assessment, Part IV: Human health
Asensio, O. I., & Delmas, M. A, Nonprice incentives and energy conservation
Considine, T., & Manderson, E., The role of energy conservation and natural gas prices
Pfenninger, S., Hawkes, A., & Keirstead, J, Energy systems modeling for twenty-first century energy
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Reading, calculation and writing

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Programming Assignments - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 5%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Statistical, design or other software use required
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Some knowledge and experience with computer programming (e.g., facile with Excel or knowledge of Matlab) and introductory probability and statistics.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23174 L01 9:00 am - 10:20 am M W   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E225   Enrolled:24 Limit:50