MECH 534 - Energy and Environmental Impacts of Transportation

  • 3 credits
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Energy use and environmental impacts of the transportation sector. Topics include vehicle design, dynamics and efficiency; combustion and emission formation; powertrain design, internal combustion engines, fuel cells and batteries; conventional and alternative fuels; travel demand, travel modes, transportation planning, system analysis and land use interactions; life cycle assessment and well-to-wheels analysis.

This course can be applied toward:


MECH 337 (Thermodynamics).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Transportation in a Climate-Constrained World (MIT Press), 1st Ed.
    Andreas Schafer, John B. Heywood, Henry D. Jacoby, Ian A. Waitz


Jathar Shantanu

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