Energy Fall 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
115
Instructor: 
Justin Vandenbroucke
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
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. Enroll Info: Completion of QR-A. High school algebra and geometry. Not open to students who have taken Physics 103, 201, 207, or 247
Prerequisites: 
None
Lecture Place and Time: 
MW 4:35-5:25pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:25pm to 9:25pm
Textbooks: 
Energy, Environment, and Climate, 3rd edition by Richard Wolfson Norton 2018, ISBN 0393622916
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Designations
Level: 
Elementary
Breadth: 
Physical Sciences
L&S Credit Type: 
C
Gen-Ed: 
Quant Reasoning B
Honors section available
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