Courses by Semester

Physics 115 Fall 2019 Reference Page

Energy and Climate

Course Search & Enroll
Course Description Page
Instructors by Semester

Typically OfferedFall; Spring
StudentsUndergraduate, basic
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree
Gen-EdQuantitative Reasoning Part B

Introduction to energy, focusing on energy sources and their impacts on humans and the environment, particularly through climate change. Develop basic physics skills to form opinions on energy-related issues affecting the world as well as your own use of energy. Apply the physical principles of mechanics, heat, electricity, and atomic nuclei to various energy sources (fossil fuels, renewables, and nuclear) and their impacts.

Prerequisites: Satisfied Quantitative Reasoning (QR) A requirement. Not open to students with credit for PHYSICS 103, 201, 207, or 247.


001John SarffMW 04:35 pm - 05:25 pm2241 Chamberlin
002Justin VandenbrouckeMW 04:00 pm - 05:15 pm2120 Chamberlin


301Kairui ZhangR 04:35 pm - 05:25 pm2108 Chamberlin
302Kairui ZhangR 02:25 pm - 03:15 pm2108 Chamberlin
305Kairui ZhangF 01:20 pm - 02:10 pm2108 Chamberlin
306Kairui ZhangF 02:25 pm - 03:15 pm2108 Chamberlin