Geologic Energy Resources

An EaSE specialization in Geologic Energy Resources is concerned with the location and extraction of energy resources and transporting those resources to energy conversion facilities, such as electrical power plants and refineries.

A. Petroleum

ME       472 (4 hrs)—Tribology
Geol     411 (4 hrs)—Structural Geology and Tectonics
Geol     440 (4 hrs)—Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Geol     470 (3 hrs)—Introduction to Hydrogeology
Geol     540 (4 hrs)—Petroleum Geology

B. Geochemistry

Geol     460 (3 hrs)—Geochemistry
Geol     560 (4 hrs)—Physical Geochemistry
Geol     562 (4 hrs)—Isotope Geology
Geol     563 (4 hrs)—Analytic Geochemistry

C. Pipeline Properties

TAM    424 (3 hrs)—Mechanics of Structural Materials
TAM    435 (4 hrs)—Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
TAM    445 (4 hrs)—Continuum Mechanics
TAM    532 (4 hrs)—Viscous Flow
AE       529 (4 hrs)—Viscoelasticity Theory

D. Energy Networks

Geog    473 (4 hrs)—Map Compilation and Construction
Geog    479 (3 hrs)—Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Geog    489 (4 hrs)—Programming for GIS
Geog    570 (4 hrs)—Advanced Spatial Analysis

E. Dams

CEE     452 (3 hrs)—Hydraulic Analysis and Design
CEE     483 (4 hrs)—Soil Mechanics and Behavior
CEE     484 (4 hrs)—Applied Soil Mechanics
CEE     581 (4 hrs)—Earth Dams

F. Surface Water

ABE     456 (4 hrs)—Land and Water Resources Engineering
NRES   401 (3 hrs)—Watershed Hydrology
Geog    406 (4 hrs)—Hydraulic Analysis and Design
Atms    421 (4 hrs)—Earth Systems Modeling
CEE     450 (3 hrs)—Surface Hydrology
CEE     550 (4 hrs)—Hydroclimatology
CEE     551 (4 hrs)—Open-channel Hydraulics