Energy Spring 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
115
Instructor: 
Jeffrey Schmidt
Level: 
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.
Prerequisites: 
Completion of QR-A. High school algebra and geometry. Not open to students who have taken Physics 103, 201, 207, or 247
Lecture Place and Time: 
MW 3:30-4:20pm, 2103 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 10:05am to 12:05pm
Textbooks: 
Sustainable Energy - Without Hot Air by Mackay
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