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Physics 115 Spring 2024 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.


001John SarffTR 02:25 pm - 03:15 pm2223 Chamberlin


301Justin BalantekinR 03:30 pm - 04:20 pm2112 Chamberlin
303Justin BalantekinF 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm2104 Chamberlin