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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

TEC 5638 - Contemporary Problems in Appropriate Technology (3)


When Offered: On Demand
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of contemporary problems facing the Appropriate Technology movement such as affordable and efficient alternative energy systems, small scale production systems, waste management and recycling, bioregional development, community and shelter design and technology transfer methodology. Each student will have the opportunity to explore in-depth a problem of their choosing and will be given guidance in the identification, definition and analysis of their chosen problem. Both library research and prototype or model construction will be required.
Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours.