A one-semester introduction, focusing on a central concept: energy, energy sources, and the environment. Gives students the necessary physics background to form opinions on energy questions. The physical laws of thermodynamics, electricity, and magnetism, and nuclear physics in connection with energy related topics such as: thermal pollution, fossil power, fission and fusion, nuclear power, and solar power. Two lectures and one discussion per week.
Completion of QR-A. Not open to those who have had Physics 103, 201, or 207. Open to Freshmen
Lecture Place and Time:
MWF 11:00-11:50am, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Place Time:
Friday, December 20, 2013 10:05am to 12:05pm