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Physics 115 Spring 2017 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.


001Jeffrey SchmidtMW 03:30 pm - 04:20 pm2103 Chamberlin


301Aaron Batker PritzkerR 01:20 pm - 02:10 pmB119 Van Vleck
302Aaron Batker PritzkerR 02:25 pm - 03:15 pmB123 Van Vleck
303Aaron Batker PritzkerR 03:30 pm - 04:20 pmB123 Van Vleck
304Aaron Batker PritzkerF 11:00 am - 11:50 am2116 Chamberlin
305Aaron Batker PritzkerF 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm2120 Chamberlin
306Aaron Batker PritzkerF 01:20 pm - 02:10 pm2104 Chamberlin