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ENVE 4200 [0.5 credit] Climate Change and Engineering

Survey of the physical science of climate change, impacts on the built environment, and climate adaptation in engineering. Greenhouse gases, global warming, paleoclimatology, and Earth system responses. Climate change impacts on structural, water, transportation, and energy systems. Climate vulnerability assessment, examples of design adaptation.
Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year status in Engineering.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as ENVE 5200, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lecture three hours per week, problem analysis three hours every other week.