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Physics 115 Fall 2012 Reference Page

Description

Energy: 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.

Prerequisites

Not open to those who have had Physics 103, 201, or 207. Open to Freshmen

Lectures

Times:MWF 11:00-11:50am

Location:2241 Chamberlin Hall

Instructors:Vernon Barger

Final Exam

Monday, December 17, 2012 2:45pm to 4:45pm

Textbooks & Materials

The Science of Energy, 1st edition by Roger G Newton

    World Scientific Publishing Co 2012, ISBN 9814401196

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