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Physics 115 Spring 2015 Reference Page

Energy and Climate

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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.


001Frances BormanMW 03:30 pm - 04:20 pm2103 Chamberlin


301James SebaldR 01:20 pm - 02:10 pm2104 Chamberlin
302James SebaldR 02:25 pm - 03:15 pm2104 Chamberlin
303James SebaldR 03:30 pm - 04:20 pm2104 Chamberlin
304James SebaldF 11:00 am - 11:50 am2104 Chamberlin
305James SebaldF 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm2104 Chamberlin
306James SebaldF 01:20 pm - 02:10 pm2104 Chamberlin