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Spring Semester 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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CE 20701 - Global Perspectives on Urban Sustainability
Cities are the world's economic engines. In order to function, energy, food, water, raw materials, and manufactured products must be brought into cities, and solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes must removed. This requires sophisticated networks of power, transportation, communication, and water management. Given major increases in global population, urban systems will need to adapt to achieve greater sustainability and resilience. This course reviews the systems that allow life in cities, as well the urban sustainability for different global contexts. It will be delivered jointly to students from Notre Dame and from the Catholic University of Chile (PUC). The course will be in English, and students from PUC will be involved via videoconferencing or webinar formats. The course has four main elements: - A historical review of human society, with an emphasis on technological advances and urban infrastructure development. - An introduction to the concept of sustainability, illustrated with simple mathematical models - A review of some specific topics related to sustainability and the implementation of measures for urban sustainability - Projects that relate to cities in the US or Chile, to be jointly carried Note Dame/PUC teams
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undeclared, All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Architecture, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, Pre-College, Parish Programs, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Class

Undergraduate Division
Cvl & Envmntl Engr & Earth Sci Department

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate Non-Degree
      Employee Non-Degree
      St. Mary's College
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     

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