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2019-2020 EIU Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHM 5007 - Energy Chemistry


(3-0-3) This course reviews the thermochemistry of traditional hydrocarbon fuels including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, the chemical reactions and materials involved in battery technology, solar energy conversion using organic photovoltaics, and energy related biomolecules and their metabolic and biochemical transformation into fuel-grade molecules. Students will gain a general understanding of chemical bonding and energy stored in chemical bonds as well as energy-related biomolecules and their catabolism. In addition, students will gain comprehensive knowledge of microbial and biochemical bioprocesses.

Prerequisites & Notes
Admission to the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy degree program or permission of Chemistry Department Chair. Recommended courses include college algebra, general chemistry, and one semester of organic chemistry.

Credits: 3